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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 819
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Whats the deal with Amazon

You can set up a company in another state and use that address. I'm from Colorado and make a good amount of money on Amazon.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th November 2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How I Fixed A Penguin Slapped Amazon Niche Site - 3 Steps

One at a time if I could. Or I wouldn't if I couldn't, and move on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th November 2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Best Theme to use when Promoting Amazon

No, not usually. In my opinion it's not the theme, it's the content that sells people, or pre-sells them.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th August 2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How I Fixed A Penguin Slapped Amazon Niche Site - 3 Steps

THAT is a very good tip! Thanks for sharing! It's always scary to try and "improve" content, because you know it's going to move. Good idea to keep the old.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th August 2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By JRCarson
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th August 2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How I Fixed A Penguin Slapped Amazon Niche Site - 3 Steps

Thanks Adam!

I'm not counting the sidebar as exact match anchor text links. I was just worried about getting rid of the text from within the content.

I just assume Google can see that the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd August 2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How I Fixed A Penguin Slapped Amazon Niche Site - 3 Steps

Is it converting sales? In my experience the sales pick up with Google rankings...

If it's getting sales from Bing and Yahoo, then I would say you have a green light to try and fix it to rank...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd August 2012, 04:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,417
Posted By JRCarson
How I Fixed A Penguin Slapped Amazon Niche Site - 3 Steps

Hey guys,

The Warrior Forum has given me a lot, so I'd like to give back what I can...which is going to have to be in the form of this post!

I'm going to outline the 3 things I did to fix...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Help with my new amazon Store

I personally don't worry about cloaked links. You aren't going to fool Google, and people visiting are used to seeing big long convoluted links for Amazon nowadays.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st February 2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 576
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Toilet Texting Is On the Rise ... You're Guilty, Right?

You gotta try Scramble-with-friends...on the thrown or not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Would you rat out a competitor who is doing shady things?

I'm kind of in the same boat too...my competitors are breaking Amazon TOS all over the place. I've decided not to do anything. Then some days I wake up thinking, screw it! I'm telling!

But, yeah,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By JRCarson
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,954
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How to Get Rid of Hickeys - A Niche Research Lesson

When I have a hangover the last thing I want to do is get on the computer and search for the cure;)...but how to get rid of cankles...hmmm, getting to work on the next site.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,040
Posted By JRCarson
Re: My site gets visitors daily but no earnings! Any tips for me?

Right now people can go to your site and AT A GLANCE learn exactly what foods they need to eat to get healthy hair. There's no need to buy anything, you've told them how to do it.

Perhaps you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,422
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Amazon associates tips?

Great advice from a lot of people so far.

I would say a thing I often see from people struggling is the following...

They will choose a keyword like "Dewalt DC970K-2 18-Volt Drill/Driver Kit"...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Amazon Affiliate sites is best to make them Global site or Country specific sites

I agree... .com is the way to go. As an American, I can't honestly say I've ever typed ".co.uk" in the address bar, and it's very very rare to see these in the search results. And of course, our fat...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,271
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Using "Amazon" in domain name? Is this OK?

And the way they "take" it is by closing your account and keeping all accrued earnings. At that point you'll have transfer the domain to them and beg for your account back.

At least that's what...
Forum: Mind Warriors 11th January 2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By JRCarson
Re: When Writing An Ebook, What Do You Do First?

It can help to write the pitch page first.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th January 2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Screen Capture Software... need help finding a good one

YES! Do NOT get Camtasia if you have a Mac...it's like a troop of monkeys created it compared to the PC version.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th January 2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Can I expand a micro niche website

Yeah you can use related keywords for sure. It helps to be completely related to the EMD keyword though...although I'm not Google so I can't say that for sure obviously.

I like to make sure when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 629
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Converting All Amazon Sales at 8.25%

If you have a significant income from that Amazon account right now, I would refrain from doing it... I've had my account closed and earnings held for ransom by Amazon, and it's not fun. Not at all. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 730
Posted By JRCarson
Re: If the Warrior Forum Disappeared Today how would that affect your business?

Mostly niche blogs here...you've got a good weight transfer on your back swing there, perhaps a little short on the hip turn..:D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th January 2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,189
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Does Amazon Allow More Than One Affiliate Account?

Yeah...ask Amazon...but WHY do you have 2 accounts? That's really the question.

Are you trying some sketchy approaches with one account and white hat with the other? That might be a problem in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,348
Posted By JRCarson
Re: FINALLY!!! My first $100 day with Amazon

Nice work cweber. Keep it up!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By JRCarson
Re: So many websites...don't know what to do.

Which ones make the most money? Focus on those to make more!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,414
Posted By JRCarson
Re: An Open Post to All WSO Creators ---- Please stop wasting our time

As a course creator, I think it's completely dependent on the content someone is talking about...

I figure it's time for a PDF if I bore myself when I'm doing a video.

But sometimes all people...
Forum: Offline Marketing 18th November 2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Animoto: Pro or Reseller

I agree, just make the videos yourself. I've never seen a viral Animoto video. Ever. Nor a helpful one.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st October 2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By JRCarson
Re: loose weight niche marketing ADVISE

"Loose weight advise" becomes "lose weight advise" because of earlier advice on the mis-spelling of "lose".

Also if you spell "advice" in the american way, that's going to help too. Unless you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th October 2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Settings in Wordpress

Describe how Wikipedia is set up (A site that links the crap out of itself to itself).

Anyway, I'll bow out for someones more technical answer. But in my experience it's not worth worrying about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th October 2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Could I sell a domain name based on search data?

As someone who shops for keyword domain names, I could just add "the" to the beginning of the domain name, or "site" to the end of the domain name and purchase that. Our domains would count the same...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th October 2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 615
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Settings in Wordpress

In my opinion, there's way too much thought going into this...

(But I totally understand, I've been there)

Do you have a main keyword that is in the domain name that will be optimized on the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Any familiar with SEO QUAKE?

Basically the two most important numbers are (in my opinion)...

Y! Links- (the links to the particular page ranked for the search term)
PR- The relative strength of the webpage

At least that's...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By JRCarson
Re: I absolutely DUG my own grave - help me learn to climb out.

I like dadamson's take,

And also sometimes the "Google Dance" happens!

Do you have enough content on the homepage? It seems more is better at the moment.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 826
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Any familiar with SEO QUAKE?

Yes, the back links to those pages are 0, 0, and 3... PR 0's. SIMPLE to outrank these.

Basically just create some content with perfect on page SEO.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By JRCarson
Re: LEGEND

That will probably work pretty well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th October 2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 722
Posted By JRCarson
Re: is traffic the key

Obviously traffic is key...

But also, even if you don't get that much traffic, but you are #1, #2 or #3 for a good buying keyword, you'll make some good sales.

Any further down and you are...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 42,345
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Panda 2.5 killed all my long tail traffic

Yeah, I think the big question is are you doing questionable back-linking methods?

Otherwise...

You'll be back up in the rankings. They might have tweaked the algorithm to a point where all...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 714
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Low Conversion Rate On Musical Instruments?

UMS would obviously know better, I'm not in this niche.

BUT, I do play guitar, and I'd never buy a guitar online either. I WOULD buy a tuner, a guitar strap, a foot pedal that I knew I could get...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th October 2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Gotta Love Spam Blog Comments

I personally think Google wants content that engages visitors, and encourages them to participate. So I keep the comments, and it works really well for my sites...but I don't use Adsense.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By JRCarson
Re: New fashion blog. I'm open for suggestions

How's the traffic? Are you getting a lot? More traffic will always give you more earnings...

And yes, ALL your pictures need to link to the products!

How about checking out Commission Junction...
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Newbie would love some advice on first website

I think your site could be in more of an "article" format on the front page, instead of...well, kind of salesy looking with a bunch of weird links.

You can still have pictures and what not. I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,643
Posted By JRCarson
Re: The Best AdSense Strategy Ever!

You could make it interesting, then sell an affiliate product for, say for hosting, $100 commission, versus a $2.38 click...

(Hi. I'm bitter about Adsense.)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By JRCarson
Re: 5 Backlinks - Page 1 Of Google. Im confused...

You didn't tell us the PR or strength of the pages you did guest posts on. Could be very powerful links.

Or could be that what you thought was "medium" competition is actually "easy"??

Either...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Benefits Of Social Bookmarking

.5- Create good content
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,443
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Why most people don't install Google Analytics on Mini Niche Site?

I like to see how much traffic I get on my sites, which keywords are used to enter, which pages are getting the most views, etc... So I install Google Analytics.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Is my site too sloooowwww to load?

I have a batch of very slow sites...on HostGator!

Although other people seem to love them, I seem to have been put on the 1999 servers or something.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,825
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Hurray! Hurray! My earnings got over $800 per month

Nice work Joe. That's awesome!

I know you didn't ask...but I would recommend taking a good look at what is working, and multiply that, as in, the specific niche you are having success with.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th October 2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 567
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Give up on News Site?

Yeah, it would be nice if you had a site where it was 'no skin off your back' if Google accepted it or not, because you were going to continue no matter what.

I've been thinking about trying to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Help Needed: What is your opinion about Amazon Market Competition in Japan?

I just asked my wife who's from Italy about this... She says everyone in Italy uses Google, and everyone is starting to use Amazon a lot more.

Maybe I'll have her make some Italian sites...?
...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 3rd October 2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,472
Posted By JRCarson
Re: kindle cash flow

$1,000 bucks? Huh. Enough said.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 3rd October 2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Online Gathering of Warrior who are Fathers (or Grand Fathers..LOL)!

I'm a new father of a 5-month old. Just got done putting him to bed......again....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How do the holidays affect your sales.

If you think your niche might be dropping off in the next 84 days, I would say start putting your efforts in a niche that will be hot in the next 84 days...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How do the holidays affect your sales.

Most niches have a natural rise in the holidays, or there are brand new niches that are extremely hot...because they know what they are doing by releasing their product around the holidays!

There...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By JRCarson
Re: How to create a video for youtube?

Do you have a smart phone with a camera? Boom.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Free Mass Traffic software questions

I would recommend setting up a Gmail account that you use for spam only. Then who cares!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By JRCarson
Re: Hosting for Multiple Websites

You can get a reseller account. Each website you add will be with a different "account", which will often be a different IP address. It's not that much more expensive.

Keep an eye on Host Gator...
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