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Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 22nd April 2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By TimGross
Can't run searches in PayPal's new interface for Recurring Profile IDs? (Am I missing something?)

In the old "classic" PayPal interface, when you run a search for a customer by email or name who is on recurring billing, their recurring billing profile comes up as well in case you need to cancel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By TimGross
This smaller home page banner/image style would be an improvement IMO

Just my unwanted two cents: I like the new look of the Warrior Forum overall, except for the unnecessarily large (IMO) banners on the home page for Warrior Payments and for the WSO section. I know...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th June 2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By TimGross
Re: Switching from Constant Contact to Aweber

If the main goal is to move away from Constant Contact, check out iContact as an alternative. Unless they've changed their TOS, you can import existing legit lists like you have without having to do...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th March 2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 733
Posted By TimGross
Re: Press Release Failure - Where did I go wrong?

Running an online press release follows the same basic rules as any other promotional method: Headline/link is crucial, keep it interesting and readable, end with a strong call to action.

If by...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,544
Posted By TimGross
Re: How do you split test exit popups?

Dedicated split-test tracking scripts are the best, obviously, but I suspect a lot of people don't actually split-test when they should because it's too much work to go to the trouble of figuring out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By TimGross
Re: My site has been hacked - What should I do?

If you're running Wordpress, common vulnerabilities are out of date plugins and/or themes. That's great that your webhost was able to revert back to an unhacked version of your site, but the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,165
Posted By TimGross
People adding me to Facebook Groups w/out permission are pissing me off (here's what to do)

I don't use Facebook much but I've got way too many quote/unquote Facebook "Friends" (I used to just approve anyone who requested to be friended in the beginning)...

The problem: Anyone who you've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 700
Posted By TimGross
Re: Leads clicking "ADD TO CART" but bail?

You're assuming that people clicking on the "Add To Cart" button after 8 minutes have watched the video. It's likely a large percentage of people haven't. There's a really good chance they put sound...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th June 2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,772
Posted By TimGross
Re: Important: Re PM spamming here

Also very important in addition to having a strong password: Do NOT use real information for any password reminder prompt, like:

"What was your first pet's name"
"What High School did you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By TimGross
Re: Free Wordpress Course?

You might want to start here, it's about an hour of in-order videos walking you through installation and the basics of setup, adding plugins, etc:

Internet Wordpress 3 Video Training: Step-by-step...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th January 2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,075
Posted By TimGross
Re: GOOGLE USES EXPLOIT To Trick Users Into Clicking PPC Ads

Here's two screenshots of an LCD HDTV monitor using my iPhone from two angles. With the naked eye the difference is even more striking... In the first pic the pale yellow is darker, and looking down...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 6,657
Posted By TimGross
Re: Are WSO "Dream Merchants" Really Scamming People?

It's extremely important to differentiate terms:

Selling The Dream: Pitching the best potential end result a prospect could get by buying a product

Scamming: An illegal, deceptive way of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By TimGross
Re: Camtasia Video Question

Download the official free Camtasia Player from this page:

Download Software Accessories (http://www.techsmith.com/download/accessories/)

Here's the direct link to the zip file:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th April 2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By TimGross
Re: Have a domain+hosting but...wordpress editing!

Watch these Wordpress step-by-step tutorial videos.

=> Internet Wordpress 3 Video Training: Step-by-step tutorials (http://www.internetmarketingcourse.com/freevideos/wordpress/)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,122
Posted By TimGross
Re: Recording Powerpoint: Camtasia or ... ?

Camtasia for Mac is not the full-fledged Camtasia Studio for Windows.

Camtasia Studio is about $299 for PC
Camtasia for Mac is $99 or $129 or something like that. It does the basics but doesn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By TimGross
Re: Camtasia 7.1 Problems with HD and windows 7

Oh, hold on... You wouldn't want to record video with an HD Camcorder and then want to put it into Camtasia, Camtasia isn't a full-blown video editor, that's not what it's made for. You'd want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,123
Posted By TimGross
Re: Camtasia 7.1 Problems with HD and windows 7

Techsmith gives you a 30-day unrestricted trial, and the couple of times I've upgraded to a newer version on the same computer, it doesn't uninstall the previous version, you can use both.

So -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,576
Posted By TimGross
Re: 10,000th post ... again

Coincidentally, that's a great way to train your dog as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th November 2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By TimGross
Re: How To Make Your Warrior Sig Banner Get More Clicks (Before/After Examples)

Heh, that's funny because I actually did download your banner but I didn't happen to work on it. :-)

Too busy making the video, heh heh. I've been really busy and haven't hardly been posting...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By TimGross
Re: How To Make Your Warrior Sig Banner Get More Clicks (Before/After Examples)

Hey, nice "fairy" tie-in ! Maybe subconsciously that's why I said karma fairy in the first place (because of your domain name) :-)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th November 2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By TimGross
How To Make Your Warrior Sig Banner Get More Clicks (Before/After Examples)

I've done a lot of banner advertising, and "small" things can really affect response. I've taken some existing Warrior Member banners (the Sponsor Offers in the signatures) and re-worked them to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By TimGross
Re: Banner click through rates

I just wanted to clarify: Percents are based on a hundred and CPM is based on impressions per thousand. So a 3% clickthrough rate = 30 clickthroughs CPM per thousand.

Interesting article here: ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By TimGross
Re: Any microphone recommendations

Audio Technica makes good mics. Suggestion: Get a pop screen (put between the mic and your mouth) to avoid popping the "P" sound when you talk, other than that your sample quality sounded very good:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th October 2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,839
Posted By TimGross
Re: People From Craigslist Want me to Call them from my Cell. Is that Safe?

Try searching the phone number they want you to call (put it in quotes, like "818-555-1212" to see if it's on a complaint site, if you're worried.

Next, try copying a sentence of their email and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 13,132
Posted By TimGross
Re: LOL!...hmm..

Reminds me of this commercial I always liked:

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2010, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,008
Posted By TimGross
Re: My Weight Loss Product Has Quit Converting. Is October a Bad Month for Weight Loss?

Here's a new headline to test out:

"How To Lose Weight Eating Nothing But Halloween Candy"


:)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,267
Posted By TimGross
Re: Anyone Ever Sold a Product That's Not Done Yet?

In mail order, the term for advertising a product you haven't created yet in order to determine if there's a demand for it is called "dry testing". The FTC has rules regarding it, the two main ones...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By TimGross
Re: Can we no longer use STARS in our thread titles?

This reminds me of dialogue from Raising Arizona:

Customer: "Do these balloons blow up into funny shapes?"
Grocer: "Only if you think round is funny"

Asterisks are just as easily abused as any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,325
Posted By TimGross
Re: How do I learn Wordpress?

It's interesting how different the posts are from various people in this thread based on their own level of intuitiveness with new software, etc.


"It's pretty easy, just install and experiment...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,404
Posted By TimGross
Re: Video Sales Letters Working For You?

What I don't hear people talk about is the multiple ways there are to hurt response with voiceover video sales letters. For instance:

1) Do you (or whoever is talking) have a decent speaking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,841
Posted By TimGross
Re: On LinkedIn, Is the Title of 'CEO' too Pretentious?

It depends what you're doing and who your business relationships are with. For example, when I was working out a partnership agreement with one of the big-3 search engines and when I was working out...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 21,777
Posted By TimGross
Re: The cost of running Warrior Special Offers now $40. Your thoughts?

Uh... Is that why you currently have three (3) WSO's advertised in your signature at the moment??
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 21,777
Posted By TimGross
Re: The cost of running Warrior Special Offers now $40. Your thoughts?

Then you shouldn't be spending money advertising your entrepreneurial venture. You should be working to get free traffic. You should be trying to get joint ventures or an affiliate program...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 21,777
Posted By TimGross
Re: The cost of running Warrior Special Offers now $40. Your thoughts?

How about this:

1) WSO Base Rate of $20
2) $2 extra fee for every exclamation point in the sales copy
3) $50 extra fee for every stated claim that doesn't conform to FTC guidelines (ie, "You'll...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,637
Posted By TimGross
Re: 3 Upsells! Are You Serious? Rant!

This ^

There are ways to increase the average purchase price while treating customers well, and there are ways to do it that upset and alienate them. Doing it the correct way is a skill that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th September 2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,247
Posted By TimGross
Re: Google "Auto-complete" no longer optional

FYI, you can use Scroogle's no-cookie version here to get straight results:

http://www.scroogle.org/cgi-bin/scraper.htm
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,504
Posted By TimGross
Re: Wanna Know where 1/5 of the United States Hangs out?

I'm not suggesting there's a correlation, but here's a random fact I learned this week:
1/5 of Americans believe the sun revolves around the earth.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,828
Posted By TimGross
Re: Article Title Creator

This is called a headline generator, but an article title should function as a headline, so you may find it useful:

Free Headline Generator...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,979
Posted By TimGross
Re: VIRUS THREAT: Fake LinkedIn confirmations

Yeah, I got at least 10 of those today. I rarely have to think twice about deleting these type of phishing/scam/scam because of the multiple specific email addresses I use.

For anyone who has...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th August 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By TimGross
Re: What equipment are you using to record phone interviews?

If you do interviews using Skype (get a decent quality mic for it, and pay to fund your Skype account if you want to be able to call land lines) you can Google "Skype Recorder" to find software to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,133
Posted By TimGross
Re: Isn't this content theft - please help me understand...

Some people in this thread are using their own personal opinion and experiences and believing it applies to everyone in all situations. That's not how it works, it's a fallacious argument.

You may...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By TimGross
Re: A Stupid But Simple Camtasia Tip

A follow-up tip on using Pause with Camtasia:

I've gotten in the habit of hitting pause just as I hit the "Submit" button on form pages, because sometimes the next page is something I wasn't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By TimGross
Re: FTC Clarifies Its Blogger And Affiliate Endorsement Guidelines...AGAIN!

Yeah, I completely agree with the above... And on a simplistic basis, there are "good guys" and "bad guys", and anyone who is concerned about being in compliance with the new FTC guidelines is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th August 2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By TimGross
Re: FTC Clarifies Its Blogger And Affiliate Endorsement Guidelines...AGAIN!

LOL at the FTC saying, "What matters is effective communication, not legalese" when their own guidelines on the issue are so poorly explained by them that they're hard to follow...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By TimGross
Re: Ways to Pay People For Leads

Two points:

1: This concept, although potentially profitable, is ripe for abuse. So, pick partners you trust to do this.

2) For "big dog" partners, pull out all the stops. For one previous...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 813
Posted By TimGross
Re: Warning: Fraudulent Email pretending to be from a recognised bank

Most financial institutions I've seen contribute to this problem by encouraging users to click on links in the real emails they send out. Once customers are used to clicking on links in emails,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2010, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,603
Posted By TimGross
Re: What's a good lavalier mic to use with the Kodak Zi8?

If you're using Sony Vegas to edit video, there's a "combine left and right channel" option for audio channels. Since one side contains the audio and the other is blank, when they are combined...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,603
Posted By TimGross
Re: What's a good lavalier mic to use with the Kodak Zi8?

A couple important points:

1) Higher-end video cameras let you adjust the audio sensitivity internally (you can turn the audio input up/down), not sure if you can with the Zi8, but that would...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 20th July 2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,744
Posted By TimGross
Joe Sugarman Is A Terrorist! (According to United)

Joe got thrown off United while flying first class for asking the stewardess whether they were serving any meals during the flight.

Side note: If you're a marketer and you don't know who Joe...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th July 2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By TimGross
Re: Does having your photo increase conversions?

While this thread isn't a contest, I'm making it one: This is the best answer.

There are an infinite number of reasons why someone may or may not like someone else based on their photo. Taking...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th June 2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 738
Posted By TimGross
Re: Anyone selling heavy items(80lbs+) online successfuly?

It's all based on the selling price point; You're going to have a hard time selling 100 pounds of kitty litter and making it cost-effective.

With $1,000+ items like HDTV's etc, the high shipping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By TimGross
Re: Video sales letter software?

Tip for flat-brokers: Camstudio.org (http://camstudio.org/) (video screen capture) + Open Office (http://www.openoffice.org/) (Power Point alternative) = 100% Free
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th June 2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 17,236
Posted By TimGross
Your Clickbank affiliate link is no good

Your links from your blog to the Clickbank page are wrong, you're not getting credited for anyone who purchases through that link. You're linking like this:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2010, 01:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By TimGross
Re: Need $20 for domain and hosting - What should I do?

Uh... who cares what you told yourself? Suppose you told yourself you wanted to find a girlfriend but you refused to shower ever and you smelled like garbage. Would you be proud of the fact that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd June 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 753
Posted By TimGross
Re: Wpmu blogs integration

They've been saying they were going to merge for a year, I haven't heard any updates.

I've used WPMU, and as with anything, there's a learning curve. If you want your 9 domains to have their own...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd June 2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,653
Posted By TimGross
Re: PayPal yellow "Return To Merchant" button not showing up on receipt page, why not?

Ah, thanks for the link... I did several searches with "return to merchant" in quotes and for some reason didn't find that thread or anything else about it, so I started thinking I was having some...
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