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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,313
Posted By Rod Cortez
Re: Just started working IM from home, seriously, how do you focus?

Hiya Tony,

I have a pretty bad case of A.D.D. and a mild case of dyslexia. So when I first got started (about ten years ago), it was very difficult for me to stay focused. I went to a therapist...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,686
Posted By Eric Louviere
So This Babe Walks Into A Bar...

I had this customer of mine from 3 years ago contact me recently.
He said he had got a blueprint ebook I wrote years ago and that
it made him get serious about making money online, etc etc

He...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th April 2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,939
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Can I submit same article in different article directories?

How about "because you won't get your site penalized by big G if you use syndicated content anyway"?

Why else would so many of us here be doing our article marketing that way for rather a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th March 2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,535
Posted By drmani
Re: Does Your Marketing Advice Smell of Desperation?

Fascinating questions/situations, Dan. Intrigued me enough to try and make
my suggestions :)

This is just ONE solution I might offer.



Scenario A: At the end of three months, Bob needs to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,500
Posted By clever7
Re: EzineArticles- A Sign To Come

I submit one article per day to EZA since 2007. They delayed an entire week to approve my articles, while they usually approve each article the next day or the same day. Yesterday my 7 pending...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,500
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: EzineArticles- A Sign To Come

Exactly so.

It's kind of weird.

People seem to imagine - for some reason never quite clarified - that if it takes 6 days instead of 2 days, that's some huge disadvantage? :confused:

If you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th March 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,255
Posted By kindsvater
Re: WARNING: The FTC's Operation Empty Promises May Visit The Warriors Forum!

Always good to have reminders like this, but the Warrior Forum is a great place and functions like the FTC surely wants.

On the Warrior Forum everyone who buys a WSO has the opportunity to comment...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,966
Posted By Sheryl Polomka
Re: Any Reliable Alternative To EzineArticles.com?

I use Articlesbase.com - I just submitted the article that Ezinearticles rejected because it wasn't 'original or informative enough', and it was accepted by articlesbase straight away. Admittedly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,966
Posted By XRay
Re: Any Reliable Alternative To EzineArticles.com?

Here's a link to the current Articlesbase blog post re: the Farmer update, the types of articles they were targeting for deletion and changes in their article submission guidelines:

Changes in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,966
Posted By XRay
Re: Any Reliable Alternative To EzineArticles.com?

Thanks for the info re: Articlesbase. In case anyone doesn't know, the 7 niches EZA identified in their Over-Saturated Niche Decisions...
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, 10:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,774
Posted By kindsvater
EzineArticles Rejects God, Abraham Lincoln, etc.

For EZA "quality matters", which means a 400 word count minimum.

Rejects:
Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address: about 270 words.
God, The 10 Commandments (Exodus 20:2-17): about 315 words.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,489
Posted By kindsvater
Re: Ezine Articles Account Suspended!

Since EZA's income depends on Google you're really writing for Google and not for yourself or EZA. EZA is now just a manager trying to decipher what it is that Google wants and expecting you to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,489
Posted By ajbarnes777
Re: Ezine Articles Account Suspended!

I have been trying to find the words to express my feelings with EZA, and you've pretty much just hit the nail on the head!

In light of what's going on right now on EZA, I have been for the past...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,489
Posted By bhuff85
Re: Ezine Articles Account Suspended!

Actually, as soon as I saw a few people say their account was banned, I jumped over to their blog to see if there was any news on this, but wasn't able to find anything in any previous posts.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,489
Posted By bhuff85
Re: Ezine Articles Account Suspended!

If this is the case, I think EZA could risk losing more writers and cause some serious damage to their brand.

Here is what I don't understand:

EZA holds contests often to challenge people to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 765
Posted By Tautology
Re: Before I publish my article to my website I should...?

Dear Diane and Tim,

You are both legends.

Sincerely Karma.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: ezine and affiliate link

For each niche site I have one primary landing-page to which I always (or virtually always) link. And as the sites grow, a few other pages for which I do some off-page SEO mostly in the form of an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Hi Tim,

I love it - there's a war a comin'! These next few months are truly gonna be a riot...one way or the other.

Should be fun! Let's all be careful though. One small mistake and we could...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,515
Posted By Sylvia Meier
Re: Article Marketing Now Dead?

Rusty,
I'm seeing the same sort of results with my Squidoo lenses. They have either held onto their rankings, or they have increased, which is great.

As for the rest of what's been said, I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

That was a great post, Bill. I will "second" everything you explained.

This brings up a point that a lot of article marketers fail to remember too. You have to strive to submit the PERFECT...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,658
Posted By tpw
Re: No Change in Ezinearticles Policy

Generally 300 words is not long enough to go into much detail about anything. 400 is the minimum for my PLR articles and to be honest I barely have time to cover one or two points in most of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By WillR
Re: Whats the best WSO management site?

My advice would be to use WSO Pro. It is not really that expensive at all. If you are worried about the small price then you can buy a license for 1 cent here:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 791
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: ezine and affiliate link

You are saying it right. :)



You do this as a "re-direct" at the website of registrar where you registered the domain-name. Hosting isn't needed.



If that's the registrar where you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,260
Posted By Doug Wakefield
Article Syndication - Direct From the Experts

I have been compiling a list of posts that just give a TON of information about article syndication as it is something that has always interested me. I started out learning a lot reading from another...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,515
Posted By tpw
Re: Article Marketing Now Dead?

Good point, and one that I have tried to address previously.

Google is completely powerless to detect "quality".

I touched on this point in my blog here...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,727
Posted By tpw
Re: Google CRUNCHES the article market

I have 7000 syndicated articles on my site. I am seeing daily averages that are 20% to 35% above the average daily traffic I generally see.

Where others have lost, I have gained a lot from this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: Ezine Republish Examples? Click through rates

Hi Cheapskate - I think it's asking a lot for Warriors writing for syndication to disclose their niches.



No example, but here's a "general description of the type"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,394
Posted By tpw
Re: Writing A Decent, Quality Article...

John nailed it.

Like Alexa said, and many of us do, articles are not generally set up in a true A-B split test. Rather, we have tried different things in our articles, and we have noticed certain...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd March 2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,394
Posted By drmani
Re: Writing A Decent, Quality Article...

"I didn't have time to write a short letter, so I wrote a long one instead!" - Mark Twain

Seth Godin is a writer I love to read. Rarely does he exceed 500 words. Almost every post of his is...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd March 2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,768
Posted By Black Hat Cat
Re: Underachiever Secrets?

If you check it out, you'll be given the opportunity to buy their "done for you" monthly membership, where they provide you with a new product each week. Thing is most of these are the same, if I may...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,438
Posted By Kay King
Re: Bev Clement Health Update

I heard from Bev second week of February. She had just learn the scan results showed the treatments appeared to be working and showed "everything is shrinking". She had gained some weight back...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,120
Posted By Allen Graves
Re: Article Marketing - Here's Some COUNTER-intuitive Advise

Great post - but I think it should also be said that you should not FAKE being an expert. This is very dangerous and can get you into trouble. Yes, I know that isn't what drmani meant, but I also...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,954
Posted By tpw
Re: Article marketing still works?

I make the analogy that Ty Cobb was the best batter in the history of baseball, and he had a batting average of .365, which is in essence 1 "hit" for every 3 "at bats"...

Professional article...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,954
Posted By tpw
Re: Article marketing still works?

The free article marketing ebook that Richard is recommending can be downloaded here:
Article Marketing: Beyond the Basics - Free Ebook, No Catch, No Squeeze Page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,085
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: New ezinearticles guidelines effective immediately

I can certainly believe that there's considerable overlap between "shortest articles" and "spammiest articles", anyway, just judging quickly from what I've seen there. They probably got that right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,085
Posted By CatherineC
Re: New ezinearticles guidelines effective immediately

Anyone watching their traffic from older articles sees the exact same drop off that the main domain is seeing, approximately a 35-40% total reduction.

I track several of my client's views for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,085
Posted By Alexa Smith
Re: New ezinearticles guidelines effective immediately

It's too early to tell.

Seriously.

Maybe even "way too early to tell", but definitely "too early to tell", anyway. Typically, though, the hysterical early reactions subside, at least to some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By tpw
Re: Let Me get this straight (Articles are really a waste of time now)?

Yes. We don't have to worry about how to defeat the competition, when the competition is more than willing to defeat itself... :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Barry Unruh
Re: Let Me get this straight (Articles are really a waste of time now)?

I understand your concern, but you need to look at article marketing from a broader standpoint. Go find the recent post about article marketing by Dr. Mani, read it, don't skim it.

I do have one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st March 2011, 03:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,120
Posted By drmani
Article Marketing - Here's Some COUNTER-intuitive Advise

Warriors have always been BIG thinkers.

Year ago, I still recall how (when I excitedly posted about my first $100 day), Robert Puddy urged me to try for $1,000. And at the even higher milestone...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,523
Posted By tpw
Re: So does Google slapping Article Directories mean article marketing is dead?

Here it is in a nutshell...

Lots of people are going to assume the final nail has been driven into the article marketing coffin.

They are going to quit article marketing in droves.

That is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 10,085
Posted By Kay King
Re: New ezinearticles guidelines effective immediately

I wouldn't be surprised to see all the articles in some categories removed - and the categories as well. Would be an improvement in some cases.

I think the shortest article I've submitted to EZA...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th February 2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 844
Posted By tpw
Re: Back At Square One With Article Marketing

News: Number Crunchers: Who Lost In Google’s “Farmer” Algorithm Change? (http://searchengineland.com/who-lost-in-googles-farmer-algorithm-change-66173)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,724
Posted By WillR
Re: WSO of the Day is not affiliated with or endorsed by The Warrior Forum

I have a very simple solution to this and it's something that a proper body like the FTC should step in and do but at least we could implement it right away on the WSO forum. Ban ALL proof of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,351
Posted By Slaughter
What if I find a WSO proof is fake, and prove it..??

Hey Warriors.

Have a little question out there.

What if I find a lucrative WSO, and there's a video/screenshot of earning proof. But I find that it is somehow manipulated. I go out in the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,474
Posted By Kay King
Re: Things are about to change at Ezinearticles

I think it's too early to provide any sweeping conclusions. We've seen google modify changes in the past when the results of a change was greater than expected or when it affected one sector heavily...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th February 2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,474
Posted By tpw
Re: Things are about to change at Ezinearticles

From what I read, I suspect it was an algorithm change.

I don't think it is originality, because my site has 7000 syndicated articles on it, and I am up with this update. Because I charge $35 for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,019
Posted By Doug Wakefield
Re: World of Warcraft Niche?

Tim, he has a mailing list that gives you some ideas on how to promote the niche.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th February 2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,836
Posted By JohnMcCabe
Re: Which article directories to submit to now?

With this latest algorithm change, and its initial fallout, it looks like article marketing is going old school.

That means submitting articles for syndication, using a handful of directories that...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,474
Posted By GeorgR.
Re: Things are about to change at Ezinearticles

Hello,


1) no.

2) I don't know, but i heard rumors that Google is dong overtime to fix whatever got broken with the new algorithm. But that's really only internet gossip :)

I am sure they...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,474
Posted By CatherineC
Re: Things are about to change at Ezinearticles

Bigtime.

All they have to do to make this NOFOLLOW and exclusive content idea more palatable is to add rev-share on the articles that perform well.

IMers would swallow just about any change...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,474
Posted By wayne60618
Re: Things are about to change at Ezinearticles

Hi Tim,

Good comments, especially the part about removing some adsense. The one point of disagreement I would have is that I see no value in giving EZA exclusive content. They make money off the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th February 2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,122
Posted By petevamp
Re: The Death of Article Marketing

Honestly this has not effected me in the slightest bit. If anything it has helped me in several different ways. For I am now getting more viewers to my articles thus in turn bringingmore visitors to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By Bill_Z
10-Week Statistics For 10 Article Directories

Hey - This might interest you article guys.

Just took a look at my Google Analytics for one particular landing page I drive traffic to via an article marketing campaign (beauty niche). Basically...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th February 2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By candoit2
Re: Simple tip to people who are flipping sites

Or you can take those 78 domains change your dns on all of them in one click, then upload all of the to whypark in one click. You`ll get indexed quicker, not to mention all your sites are set up with...
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