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Forum: Social Media 20th March 2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,028
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Social Media Management?

Pretty broad and reckless statement, don't you think? If Hootsuite wasn't doing the job folks wouldn't stick with 'em just because they are big and spend a lot of money. From my experience they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Could anyone recommend a "make money through squidoo" guide??

I believe the course that samjaynz is referencing is one that Erica Stone did. She's got 3 (I think) Squidoo courses, each with a somewhat different slant on ways to generate income via Squidoo. Her...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 381
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Anyone Good With Amazon? Amazon Reporting Issue

Here's what Amazon says about "Other Clicks."



Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,298
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Is it against Amazon affiliate rules?

Absolutely the right answer!

In fact, if you live in a state where Amazon doesn't grant affiliate accounts you can still use Squidoo for Amazon sales. Squidoo has Amazon affiliate links for you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,655
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Promoting Amazon product that cost $10?

Before anyone tries adopting this approach you need to realize that Amazon's guidelines say that affiliates will not put affiliate links in emails. Don't put your Amazon affiliate account at risk.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th September 2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Amazon Customer Images

This is true.....Amazon specifically says that uploaded pictures/images don't become Amazon property, the customer who uploaded them retains all rights. Hence, Amazon is not in any position to grant...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Can Google Analytics Hurt You?

Like everyone seems to be saying, don't worry about using Google Analytics.

Don't be too concerned about Google knowing your site has problems, YOU need to realize your site has problems so you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 646
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: whey does amazon/walmart/ebay show as PR0

I think Wolf's answer was short, to the point, and accurate.

Peace
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th September 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: your only real competition

I tend to look at it a little differently.....Who I am today should be a result of the goals I was striving for yesterday. Who I will be tomorrow should be determined by the goals I achieve today.
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th September 2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: [HELP] Amazon Associate - Regarding TOS

Got it. I didn't see the original quote, only the quote Amazon tells you to use on your site. Now I see why you responded the way you did. Sorry if I seemed like I jumped without cause.

Peace
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th September 2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: [HELP] Amazon Associate - Regarding TOS

Huh?????

What was quoted is what Amazon.com says must appear on your website to identify yourself as an Amazon associate.

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,273
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Need some type of disclosure for Amazon Affiliate Link

Amazon's guidelines tell you exactly what words to include on your site.

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2012, 12:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Amazon Review Sites and posting review dates - is it necessary?

Of course, if you have dates on your review posts, and you are worried about the reviews looking out of date, you could always revisit the reviews periodically. Revise if necessary. Then put "Updated...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Amazon Review Sites and posting review dates - is it necessary?

Got a good reference for that claim, or is it just something that you thought sounded good? I wouldn't consider myself part of the "newer generation" but wild claims or misleading statements do get...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Firefox users please comment

Tim

First, I assume when you say you reset your home page you mean you go through the Tools > Options > General > Startup settings. If not, give that a go and see how it works for you. (No plugin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: WP Posts vs WP Pages.. which is better

Generally speaking, and I emphasize generally, because there are plugins for just about anything, here are some considerations.....

Posts and Pages each serve their own purposes in Wordpress. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th September 2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: What To Do If You Have Information Overload

Here's a pretty good article from last December on the info overload topic.

How To Fight Information Overload...
Forum: Mind Warriors 5th September 2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 828
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Set goals...

Almost sounds like they have listed out their wishes and dreams rather than serious goals. If they aren't devoting a sufficient portion of their time, energy, and resources to goal accomplishment...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th August 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,219
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Amazon Earnings...Curious.

GGpaul - You are proposing a major goal that will take major action and major commitment. It can be a realistic goal and not merely a dream or a wish. But you will have to answer some hard questions...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th August 2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Having all links removed or move to a new domain? What is best?

Even if they are currently ignoring crappy backlinks, with each new panda update or penguin update (or new anything that is clearly black and white :) ) there is always the chance that crappy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,366
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: amazon affiliate guides

tiny1 - search for posts by Sojourn (Erica Stone). Read her posts, and also strongly consider the stuff in her signature. You won't regret it.

Peace
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th August 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: does ctr theme violate adsense rules?

You don't THINK it violates AdSense rules? For $250/day I'd be making sure it didn't.

And congratulations on your income level. That's great.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 998
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Forming an LLC

Obviously it isn't necessary or just about everyone here would have an LLC in Nevada. Thing is, nobody here is in a position to tell you what is best for you to do. When it comes to the best business...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th May 2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,254
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Amazon Affiliate and moving to North Carolina!

Good advice from MYOB!

Absolutely get competent LEGAL advice. Most folks here are helpful and will give their opinions, but they won't be the once with their butt in a crack if you do something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th May 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,618
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Amazon took action seeing results

Hey Fernando, that's a great report!

But it sounds like the start of a vicious cycle, so you better be careful :D

ACTION -----> RESULTS -----> MOTIVATION -----> MORE ACTION

As long as you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th May 2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: What is content siloing?

Well, sure it is manipulating backlinks (internal backlinks). But putting menus on sidebars that list every page/post or category on a site is also manipulating backlinks, no?

Why would you think...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th May 2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,575
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: KEYWORD-RICH domain Not important anymore.

radivoj - Obviously an EMD isn't, and never has been, the only ranking factor to get on the first page of Google. In your 'tinnitus miracle' example you would have to investigate further to get a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd May 2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 2,785
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Is IM a hobby/part time or a Real Business to you?

I think the OP limits the options too much.

IM can be a very real business yet still be worked on the side. Just because something is a part time activity, it isn't strictly a hobby nor is it...
Forum: Mind Warriors 2nd May 2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,569
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: A Couple Of Inspirational Quotes

A couple quotes I lean on:

Peace
Forum: Mind Warriors 1st May 2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 715
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Inspiring Quotations From The Movies

Do. Or do not. There is no try.
~Jedi Master Yoda

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st May 2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,690
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Best Amazon Alternative

My comment wasn't meant to be critical (in a negative sorta way). More of a push or a prod to help you move forward.

For me, when I realize "something" keeps me from taking action (whatever the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th April 2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,690
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Best Amazon Alternative

If you let "something" always stop you, there will be no progress. Get over it and get ready to move forward.

Peace
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th April 2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,294
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Finding A Common Theme Among Pages Hit Yesterday

I agree. The picture will probably be clearer once the dust settles. And when it does, wouldn't it be better to look at the sites that moved up and see what they do rather than study those that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,719
Posted By dfs_dean
re: [CLOSED]Banned Amazon affiliate states?

This blog post by the Performance Marketing Association (PMA) lists the states. It includes Georgia but it actually goes into effect (the nexus part of the "tax reform bill" the state passed) in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 908
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Why are people teaching other the "secrets" ?

Maybe if you believe wealth and prosperity is a small pie with only so many pieces to go around, and not enough for everybody, then your concern might be spot on.

If, on the other hand, you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th April 2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,206
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: The Best Niche is Always Difficult to Choose. Why?

Niches don't line up, wave their arms, and say pick me, pick me. Yep, some might be more obvious than others, though.

But don't think of it as choosing a niche, think of it as discovering a niche....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,419
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: How to get your first sale on Clickbank HELP!

Tux -two pieces of advice

1. Pay attention to what Alexa Smith says and follow the links to her posts. You can get a good Clickbank education reading her posts. She knows her stuff and won't steer...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Nevada Amazon Affiliates - GAME OVER?

The linked article says Amazon has operations in the Reno and Las Vegas areas. In that case, Amazon has a physical presence (nexus) in the state and likely had some tax breaks given to them to entice...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th April 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Help me figure out what theme this is?

When looking at the source there are a lot of "MM_" file names which I'm thinking is a strong indication that the site was made with Dreamweaver, and not Wordpress.

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 856
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Why is Amazon accessing my WP-Admin?

Unlikely Amazon, itself, is trying to access your WP-Admin. But, lots of bots are being hosted on Amazon's AWS.

Stories like this might tell you a little more about your AWS-sourced visitors....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd April 2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Don’t Jeopardize Your Ad sense Account – Learn How Today?

Nice. Should be helpful to a lot of folks, if they read and heed. Thanks for taking the time.

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th April 2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,046
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: How do you find niches?

I like one of the things Eben Pagan said about niches: You don't pick a niche, you discover a niche.

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th April 2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,754
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Tiffany Dow, Erica Stone & Mike McMillan Are SMART Marketers!

Maybe someone who is able to bring in lots of money and also make you happy at the same time! Doesn't have to be an either/or situation, does it?

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th April 2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Transfering Website To Buyers

Yes, you should definitely learn how to do the transfer rather than relying on somebody else.

That being said, assuming your hosting has cPanel and your buyer's hosting also has cPanel, most...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,284
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: How not to get banned by Amazon

Yes, that's what it means. There are plugins available to pull the information that you can use to post prices and such on your site that use Amazon's data feed. Make sure that they pull data from...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,284
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: How not to get banned by Amazon

Zonkow - I echo what everybody else said.

It is great that you are trying to read the guidelines, even if it is somewhat of a struggle for you. That's a lot more than many folks do. Since English...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th April 2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: What's your excuse?

Hey Justin, not to hijack your thread, but here's something that might help you, and others, with finishing more worthwhile projects.

Getting Results the Agile Way...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 775
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: How to get back up when you get knocked down

I would guess that their attitudes were not that they failed so much as they believed their actions just moved them a little further down the road toward success.

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,456
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: How do you stay organized with projects/tasks?

Yep, totally free.....other than buying David Allen's book. Funny, too, that the system is being made available by a performance drink company, I think (Brain Toniq/True Toniq), and not a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Affiliate vs. Adsense

Seems like a lot say they didn't do anything wrong. I don't think it's any secret Google is making it harder to get AdSense accounts, and they're monitoring them a little tighter. Not that they're...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Affiliate vs. Adsense

Oh, really? Credible source?

Peace
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,456
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: How do you stay organized with projects/tasks?

Letsurf - if you really want to try implementing GTD once you finish reading the book, here's a system that uses Evernote. I stumbled on it about a month ago while looking for a GTD/ToDo system for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th April 2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,597
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Amazon Affiliate Link Question

A little clarification may be in order here.....

Amazon does not forbid link cloaking. It does forbid using iframes, sometimes used in an effort to cloak links.

It is absolutely true that it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th April 2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Affiliate vs. Adsense

This is your answer, if you are seriously considering the long term. Well, that is if affiliate marketing and AdSense are the only two choices you intend to consider. If you have a third option, then...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th April 2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,555
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th April 2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,246
Posted By dfs_dean
Re: Can I use skimlinks in my Amazon Review site?

dsouravs - Skimlinks boasts of having 17,000 affiliate programs you can tap into, and they have their SkimWords, too. You could be able to include some of those affiliates on the same site with...
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