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Forum: Website Design 13th December 2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 472
Posted By Plish
Poster images for video

Hi everyone,

Having trouble putting a poster image over the top of this video:

<object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" width="480" height="270" id="player1" name="<param...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th August 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,741
Posted By Plish
Re: Do you f%&$#ng swear in your videos?

I've played poker for the last 7 years and had to stop a couple of months ago to make the switch to full time IM so this thread has definitely made me nostalgic. I think swearing is a great way to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th August 2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,816
Posted By Plish
Re: Ways to Promote Your Facebook Fan Page & Get More Followers

A perfect example of just what you can do with fan pages is Red Bull - Welcome to Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/#!/redbull?ref=ts) absolutely incredible.

Or M10 fitness (created by yours...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th August 2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Plish
Re: 301 redirect VS this...

@Brad

All self hosted, yes.

The new blogs will all have links coming into them. We could do some link building to the static blog in option 2. All the new blogs in both cases will generate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,816
Posted By Plish
Re: Ways to Promote Your Facebook Fan Page & Get More Followers

Hi Barbara,

Glad to hear you're having so much success with Facebook. I'm interested to hear your take on Facebook ads as I've never used them before. Are they a cost effective way of advertising...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,816
Posted By Plish
Re: Ways to Promote Your Facebook Fan Page & Get More Followers

Go to 'Wall Settings' when you click on edit page. It's still there under 'Default landing tab for everyone else'. However you had me worried for a minute, because I know Facebook are changing their...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th August 2010, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Plish
301 redirect VS this...

We have two scenarios. I'm in an on going debate with a friend about which is most beneficial for 'main site' SEO.

Currently we have 1 blog pointing to the main site. (Blog 1). However we want a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Plish
Re: A million dollar question!

Sorry guys, I'm going to have to bump this. Really need answers.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Plish
Re: Domain Provider Nearly Ruined My Day - Yikes

Hehe, lucky escape Mango! I'm guessing you're not with GoDaddy then - I get reminder emails about 3 years before the expiry date. I don't think I could ever miss it.

I need to stop using GD...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Plish
Really important question that I NEED answered

We have two scenarios. I'm in an on going debate with a friend about which is most beneficial for 'main site' SEO.

Currently we have 1 blog pointing to the main site. (Blog 1). However we want a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th August 2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,816
Posted By Plish
Re: Ways to Promote Your Facebook Fan Page & Get More Followers

Create a slick looking fan page tab. You can make this tab the default landing page for non-fans. My tactic which has been successful for several clients:

Create a landing page with videos,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By Plish
Re: Can anyone give me some pointers for my blog?

I'm a little confused. You've demonstrated with examples that are really misleading. Your 1st example is an opinion and sounds weak. Now look at how you can use the 1st person to gain authority...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Plish
Re: is blogger.com ok?

To use Wordpress you don't need to have ANY knowledge of code. Check your hosting and see if you can do a 1 click install. Then it's absolutely plain sailing from there.

Knowing a bit of CSS and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By Plish
Re: Can anyone give me some pointers for my blog?

Only if you can add images with the excerpts to draw people in. Standard excerpts just won't be interesting enough on average.

Btw I strongly disagree with the guy who was telling you to drop 'I'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th August 2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 561
Posted By Plish
Re: Can anyone give me some pointers for my blog?

It's good you've got your opt-in above the fold however I have to say it's not very clear what you have to put into that empty box! I realise it's email but a lot of people won't have a clue.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By Plish
Re: Twitter Wipe!

Back to normal now, you're right. Disaster averted. Everyone's following and followers had dropped to 0. It's happened before and it seems Twitter has managed to recover whatever happened.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,514
Posted By Plish
Twitter Wipe!

Everyone, check you're following...

It's happened again people!!

www.twitter.com

Still getting a news feed though.

EDIT: Disaster averted.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Plish
Re: is blogger.com ok?

If you're using it purely for personal development then using a free blogger account is ABSOLUTELY fine.

If you want to monetise your blog or brand your blog, you need to use a paid blog. This...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th August 2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 683
Posted By Plish
Re: Created A New Landing Page - Appreciate Your Inputs

As said above, the headline needs to appeal more. It's already quite a long headline, so I want it to stand out and force me to read it first!

Some sort of proof would be great. A video...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 774
Posted By Plish
Re: Does anyone know the answer to this...

This is fairly standard practice afaik. But I've never done it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 637
Posted By Plish
Re: Does anyone make any money

Don't buy another product. Pay the $30 or whatever it is and join the War Forum here. It's the best investment you'll ever make.

ebooks and systems will not earn you cash, they may pick out a few...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By Plish
Re: Google Analytics Glitch?

Thanks Paul. That might be the issue I'm having. I'll have a check.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th August 2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 552
Posted By Plish
Google Analytics Glitch?

I'm having a load of trouble with one of my sites on Google Analytics. For some reason the bounce rate is 100% over 321 views. Now I'm not saying my bounce rate should be 0%, but surely something...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Plish
Re: Is the Internet Making People Dumber?

$150k a year puts you in the top 10%? I'd think more like the top 1%... But yes, those sensationalised articles have existed for centuries.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Plish
Re: Monetisation Ideas for HTML 5 Domains

I have, I'm just struggling to see how I will have the time to run a business like that. I will have a look into how much that sort of thing will cost to code. No doubt the competition is already...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Plish
Monetisation Ideas for HTML 5 Domains

Hi everyone, I recently bought a whole load of HTML 5 domains with a plan to start something up before it becomes fully implemented.

After looking into HTML 5 in detail it's become pretty apparent...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By Plish
Re: About.com pages - Playing with a Monster?

I think you're going to need an exact match domain, a big link wheel, and about 6 months of aggressive link building. If you have an old domain then it should be that little bit faster!

It depends...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th August 2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Plish
Can MySpace really rebrand itself?

Later this year MySpace is going through a rebrand.

Myspace Transition Video on Vimeo (http://vimeo.com/11608262)

Does anyone think there is any hope in hell MySpace will make a come back on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By Plish
Re: Should I be pinging all my sites pages?

Well how old is your domain? How much off-page stuff have you done? If your website has enough authority then pinging static pages to get them indexed isn't necessary.

I figured the only need for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

Sorry if I came across quite brash Ashish. I just think the hype generated about .CO is totally misleading. So we agree that .CO are like any other TLD, and yes they can rank higher than .COM. It is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th August 2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

I looked at the first picture and didn't look further.

"Likey - Me Likey. Do you?" Is a better title tag than "Likey.com - Beta" when ranking for the search term "likey". So immediately I see that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th August 2010, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Plish
Re: So You Thought Your Website Was Worth Nothing Huh?

I'm not so sure about optimistic! My website got valued a lot less than what I thought it was worth. There's definitely some variables missing.

I make the value it suggests in a few months, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,761
Posted By Plish
Re: Just Me Or Is FireFox Slower?

If a web browser is giving you trouble, drop it. There's a huge choice out there now, go experiment if the one you're using is causing you any hassle at all.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Plish
Re: 301 redirect to unrelated site

Can you elaborate?

I can definitely see one possible problem and a second may be:

1. Much like an outbound link, having an entire page devoted to another site would reduce the domain's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Plish
Re: 301 redirect to unrelated site

Thanks, I just wanted another opinion. Some one I know said something about it losing rank for www.domain.com if you're 301 redirecting pages to other sites. Always nice to get a second opinion. More...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2010, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By Plish
301 redirect to unrelated site

So for our business cards I want to have a link to our Facebook fan page and Twitter accounts without giving them those huge URLs that no one would ever bother typing in.

So I've created pages on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,761
Posted By Plish
Re: Just Me Or Is FireFox Slower?

All the plugins on FF make it run slow and or crash. I got to a point where my quad core couldn't run video in Firefox without it 'lagging'. IE is no better and Chrome just smashes the lot of them....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By Plish
Re: Public Speaking - Audience Interaction

Thanks for the enthusiasm freedomatage! Very encouraging :) I'm really looking forward to where this will lead and will no doubt keep whoever wants to be informed... informed!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 583
Posted By Plish
Public Speaking - Audience Interaction

I'm running a seminar regarding Social Media marketing in about 10 days or so. The event is 90% educational, 10% sales. We're keen to make sure people get some real value out of this with an indirect...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 05:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Plish
Re: I just bought up HTML5marketing domains

HTML5 is being rolled out on quite a few sites already. I think in the coming months people are going to want to get HTML5 designs.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Plish
Re: Download Button Text

I think using big companies like Apple and Adobe will give you some pretty misleading results (except for the use of colours perhaps).

The reason I say this is because Apple and Adobe spend so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Plish
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Plish
Re: I just bought up HTML5marketing domains

Ok, well I'll relax about those domains for now.

I did also purchase HTML5coding.org/.net/.co.uk.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Plish
Re: I just bought up HTML5marketing domains

Thanks for the response Healy.

You're right, almost all IMers (I imagine) do very little HTML coding on their site. But I'm under the impression that HTML5 will be used in a similar context to how...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Plish
Re: Download Button Text

Well download now and click to download will almost certainly give the same results in the long term. Any short term difference (short term being a year) will be largely down to variance.

And add...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th July 2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 622
Posted By Plish
I just bought up HTML5marketing domains

I can't help but feel that HTML5 will revolutionise online marketing or at the very least have a huge impact on IM anyway. So I just went and bought up .com .net .org and .co.uk.

Anyone care to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,284
Posted By Plish
Re: Opt In Popup For Blog: Footer or Lightbox?

This might be a bit of a hijack. But I've heard peel away ads work the best for opt ins. I haven't played around with them yet. Can anyone confirm?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

I think you need to remember why premium is called premium. Not everyone can have a premium domain. Someone ITT got CNN.co. There will have been plenty of Joe Public who got hold of some premium...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

Only a bunch of the top traffic domains have gone. It's not like if someone wanted to set up InternetMarketingColumbia.co they couldn't. And as of now that's available.

I don't think ICANN have...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

.com is king. Sbucci, if anything geographic TLDs are one of the first things to look at if you want to SEO successfully. I can see an argument for .org/.net/.com all ranking similarly but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

I'm totally with you on that. I'm also amazed there hasn't been more of an outcry.

This post I read pretty much sums it up:

.CO stands for Columbany | JMac Marketing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

The answer is no.

Because it's COlumbia. Just like DEnmark's domain isn't treated like .COM, neither will Columbia's. There is no similarities between the two domains other than they both share...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

So you're implying that .cm was the next big thing?

I'm sorry, but the next big thing is not typo traffic. That's been present since the dawn of the internet and unless you're as lucky and as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

I really think people have been mislead itt. How on Earth is .co the next big thing? It's .co for COLUMBIA. Just like .us wont rank you well if you're targeting a British audience, neither will .co....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,205
Posted By Plish
Re: What do you think about new .co??

Because GoDaddy branded .co as a worldwide domain referring to Company, Community, Commercialism and whatever else starts with co... Oh yeah, Columbia.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 572
Posted By Plish
Re: what is the best twitter tool?

http://www.search.twitter.com <<< Targetted searches. Really good if you're looking for local businesses and extremely quick to follow people.

http://www.justunfollow.com <<< same as what John...
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