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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th June 2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: WP Plugins

Paypal DOES allow payment by Credit Card.

If you use Paypal as your payment processor, your customers will automatically be given the option to either login to their Paypal account, or to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 730
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Accepting Bitcoin for freelance work a good idea or waste of time?

No...

U.S. Dollars are essentially promissory notes. They are backed by the U.S. government.

BitCoin is backed by ????
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th February 2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 95
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: what is the program used for this video

This Wordpress page (including the button) is created with the Elementor Page Builder and the Woocommerce plugin.

Tip - learn to use "View Source"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,382
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: What I learned on Black Friday about IM

Congratulations!!!




...and just think how many sales you might have had with a few good affiliates mailing to THEIR lists rather than being limited to only your 600 prospects.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th November 2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 122
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Do You Need Permission To Embed?

As Brent said...
you answered your own question.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th October 2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: ClickBank - Can someone explain this to me?

You might start by putting a link in your sig file, right here on this forum.

Additionally, there are sections on this forum where you can advertise for affiliates.
see...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th September 2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Tracking signups (opt-ins) as a ClickBank Affiliate

I'll bet the vendor loves you for that... but all you're doing is giving the vendor a copy of your list (at least those that actually submit their info on the opt-in form).

Just like you,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: What do you think? Cause there's going to be a fight!

Proximity to the "main page" is irrelevant.

That's because essentially, every page is the "main page".

For SEO purposes, each page should rank for its own set of keyword phrases. Every page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: What do you think? Cause there's going to be a fight!

I agree with Steve in every respect except the following:



IMHO... if the corporate brand is not so strong, your new SAAS product could help strengthen the existing brand by adding it to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Best site to store your LARGE size digital products for smooth buyer download?

I use (and highly recommend) Amazon S3 Cloud Storage (https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/Welcome.html)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd August 2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 481
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Which is better to work as a freelancer or to have online business ?

I hate to sound negative, but...




You've been a member here for 3 years and are just now trying to decide between freelancing vs. AdSense? These are pretty disparate options, and the fact...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Google Adsense awaiting Approval

Ezine Article's Terms of Service is immaterial.

The fact that they allow you to copy articles from their site, is of NO benefit as long as the search engines recognize that content as not being...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Google Adsense awaiting Approval

LOL

I received the following PM in my inbox.



Report me all you want, Gary. I receive NO direct benefit to myself from trying to help you and others here in the WF.

What's more, IF the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 618
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Google Adsense awaiting Approval

If your idea of "hard work" is copy/paste of multiple articles from ezinearticles, you have a lot to learn about affiliate marketing (the topic of your blog).

In order for Google (and you, the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Multiple Company Websites?

I agree!
There is a huge difference between a franchise vs. a subsidiary company.

There are also many other questions that should be evaluated.

Is the franchise limited, by geographic...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 150
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Multiple Company Websites?

First, I question whether you should be asking our opinion, rather than raising the issue with your parent company. It's THEIR decision, and what we think is immaterial.

If the parent company has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,794
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Clients keep asking for my number, how do I keep my business email or DM only?

You can always follow that phone call up with an email to the client reiterating what was said/agreed on the phone call. A little more trouble Rose, but well worth the effort if it helps you clinch...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 55
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Sitemap problem !! please help !

I just did a Google search on "blogvanhoc" and your home page was returned in position 2.

That position doesn't indicate anything in particular EXCEPT that it has, indeed, been indexed.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 165
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Need Advice Reaching 100k Visitors Per Month

Quite possibly something entirely different than it means to you.



You are assuming you know his purpose from his original post... without knowing what site he is asking about, nor what his...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd August 2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How do I scrape a site for certain content?

If you have the links... you don't need a search.
Just type the link(s) directly into your browser address bar.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How do I scrape a site for certain content?

All the more reason for you to buy from them.

Then you will have documented evidence that they have 1) stolen your product(s) and 2) that they are selling it. Then, unless they can establish that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st August 2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 226
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How do I scrape a site for certain content?

Have you thought of simply buying it?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Digital Agency market rates per hour/project and sample legal forms/pitfalls to avoid?

This has been my M.O., as well.

Outsourcing sounds great, but can bring its own set of headaches. If each job is a "custom" job, you not only have to make sure that you understand the customer's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 745
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Why Do We Hate RAPID Growth?

Not to mention his date with the Federal Trade Commission during that first decade.

Edit:
I like Frank, and he's (obviously) much more savvy now, but his initial attempts at "Rapid Growth"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 745
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Why Do We Hate RAPID Growth?

Yup... :)

and it probably applies to much more than just Internet Marketing
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th July 2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 745
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Why Do We Hate RAPID Growth?

You forgot to include a healthy infusion of venture capital, Frank. :D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 100
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Wondering how I would create a "packaged product" out the member's only content on my website?

Yes... if people clicked on your ad, landed on your sales page, and then removed all but the domain name from the URL in the browser address bar... they would land on your current home page.

But...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 100
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Wondering how I would create a "packaged product" out the member's only content on my website?

You're making this a whole lot more difficult than it needs to be.

You already have a protected members' area.

You also have unprotected pages. A sales page is just one more unprotected page....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 102
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How can I utilise my company's unused trademark?

You can also go the opposite direction by making the current tool company, a subsidiary of a shell company (the old trademarked name). Register that trademarked company name as a real company.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: How Do PLR Websites Get Their Monthly Content For Others?

Before you can sell Private Label Rights to anything... you have to own those rights.

How do you get those rights?
create your own, original products, contract others to create original products...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th July 2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 547
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Should I build this tool that ensures you have and follow a good content strategy?

Good advice in the response from savidge4...

As he said, the marketing of the product will be your biggest hurdle because your prospect "doesn't know what he doesn't know" (paraphrasing your own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,237
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Mobile vs Desktop Conversion Rate

Mobile optimization is certainly more important today, but not because of conversion rates.



The number of searches on mobile vs. desktop has NOTHING to do with how often your ad may be seen......
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st July 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 851
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Affiliate Marketing: Do You Still Promote The Products If It's Already Very Famous In The Market

Why would you even consider promoting anything that wasn't a great product? (Either by virtue of your own experience, or based on the reputation of the product creator)

How do you think the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 673
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Unlock and verify the source of income in Paypal

Yes. Other than verifying that they can do electronic deposits/withdrawal of funds from your bank account, the transaction history is the most verifiable information they can access. It's much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th June 2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 673
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Unlock and verify the source of income in Paypal

That sounds like something you read somewhere.

In my experience, most who post this sort of information don't really know why their account was put on hold - only that Paypal is now requiring...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd June 2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 211
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Which control panel is best to manage site?

Which is, of course, totally immaterial UNLESS you manage a mixture of web servers, some of which are windows based servers and some of which are Linux based servers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 395
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Client Has Asked Me To Translate Website Into Other Languages- Don't Know How

I like Janice's solution, too...



and with just a very little code you can set/check a cookie so that the language only has to be set when the first page is viewed by a visitor.

It really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st June 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 395
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Client Has Asked Me To Translate Website Into Other Languages- Don't Know How

As John McCabe said, you don't need anyone with web design skills. You need someone with language skills.



Automated translation (i.e. WPML or Google Translate) won't do a professional job. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 819
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: "Report" vs "Book"

If it is organized into "chapters"... it's a book.

Otherwise, it's a report.

An appropriate cover (IMHO) is needed for either. In my mind, if it isn't worth the effort for you to create a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,212
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: ClickBank - Can someone explain this to me?

C'mon... you're smart enough to figure this out for yourself.

First, different affiliates may promote "3 week diet", "2 week diet", and/or "red detox". One may choose to promote all 3 products at...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,160
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: MOBE: seized by FTC? Diversify Your Assets and a QUESTION

WRONG!

According to the FTC's press release...


THAT, by definition, is a pyramid scheme.

Further - from page 2 of the 36 page document you reference...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Online businesses

All of them???
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Is it possible to link Payoneer bank account with Paypal?

From the Paypal community site...



https://www.paypal-community.com/t5/About-Payments/Can-t-link-payoneer-with-Paypal/td-p/848977
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 491
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Digital Agency market rates per hour/project and sample legal forms/pitfalls to avoid?

You've gotten some good input here, but let me add a few other observations...

First, what you have outlined is not a business, but rather a group of services that you are willing to provide on an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Publishing books in different languages

Case in point: (from Wikipedia)

This pie chart would (on the surface), suggest that the largest audience on the internet is from English-speaking countries, followed closely by Chinese-speaking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 334
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: what are the best price points over 1000?

There is NO logical answer to your question, Nina.



Price points are not arbitrary. You don't just pick them out of the air, and no one can give you any numbers, or formulas that will apply...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 592
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: After a 3-year hiatus from Internet Marketing universe, I came back and find myself lost. Help!

From your previous posts, it sounds like you may be creating a "customized" experience for each customer - essentially "creating" a brand-new product/experience for each customer. You might want to...
Forum: Beginners Area 2nd June 2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,437
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Advice on the easiest online business to start earning money as soon as possible

I think you probably weren't actually working those hours for free - although I'm sure there were times when that's how it felt.

In reality, you were probably building equity in the business.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Building An Affiliate List

Hi Melody,



I'm not sure what you mean by "affiliate-oriented" launches, here. Shouldn't ALL launches be assisted by your network of affiliates? Are you missing sales by not including them on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: GDPR ... Whois info?

I understood that, Mark.

I added the info re: GoDaddy because not everyone uses Namecheap (i.e. moi). I wasn't disputing your information. Just offered add'l info for the use of others.

Sorry...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th May 2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 655
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: guys what happened to Paypal?

Unfortunately, BOTH of those videos are outdated, and are virtually useless as "How-To's"
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th May 2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 120
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: A question about oversea's tax's as an affiliate

As pointed out in an earlier reply, you have already been given some misinformation in the replies.

As an affiliate...
YOU don't get customers nor sales from other countries. YOU don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: I'm finding it much more difficult selling recurring memberships then lifetime offers

Assuming that nothing has changed with regard to your advertising and sales page... how did you determine that people would suddenly be willing to pay twice as much ($97/yr vs. $47 lifetime) for the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd May 2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,936
Posted By Sid Hale
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 263
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Book Question

Sorry... I missed any prior reference to a hard copy version.

For that, segregating the "final chapter" into a separate document (i.e. infographic, or HOTSHEET) works even better from the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Sid Hale
Re: Abandoned Carts & ClickBank

Beyond abandonment rates, you haven't given a lot of detail...

...but, CB affiliates are going to
1) have a look at your sales page (via their affiliate link),
2) check to make sure that the...
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