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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 513
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Is it a bad keyword?

Yes it is okay.

However, make sure you still keep your keywords in there and there is not garantee that it won't affect your rankings by changing the words a little. Nobody really knows (or a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,155
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: where to find fresh and profitable niches?

There are so many schools of thought when it comes to this.

In fact I did a whole long 30min video plus on niche selection alone.

It depends on where you are in your business. For the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,242
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: How to build high quality backlinks?

There are ways to do it, withing Googles Guidelines.

Personally, at the moment I have reshuffled my business and I am now focussed on building my sites up without google. I was focused on it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd July 2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: newbie help needed

I'm assuming you have adobe installed? It normally comes as standard these days. And as bloggingpro asked, what instructions are contained with the files?

You can aways do a quick...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,186
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Keyword Research! - Why You Should Use “Quotation Marks”

Thanks for that explanation. It will probably help clarify the issue for anybody that is new.

I wanted to add a caveat though that just because the keyword in quotes seems to only have 1000 (as...
Forum: Mind Warriors 13th July 2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,990
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Is It Okay to Give Up?

I think it is the words "Give up" that should probably be revised.

Sometimes I go down a certain route only to find that I have taken a wrong path and it is not the right route to take and if I...
Forum: Copywriting 13th July 2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,040
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: position of testimonials

I'm not a copywriter but I like to use them as Hugh suggested. When I state something in my sales copy, if I have a testimonial that validates that statement then I will put that testimonial right...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th July 2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Maximum SEO impact for a blog

Wordpress does the job nicely. However, I think you can actually host a blogger blog on your domain as well. check out the link below for further info:

How do I use a custom domain name for my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th July 2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,120
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: How did you earn your first dollar online?

Made my first dollar through selling I ebook I wrote on how to make money from property investing. I sold a number of the ebooks on a popular private members property investing forum I was a member...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 7,685
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Can you trust testimonials posted in WSOs?

Yep, I don't think that is the norm either; however, I do take testimonials with a pinch of salt, whether they be on a WSO thread or else where. You do need to try and take not of the integrity of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 699
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Single or Multiple Products

I haven't checked out Derek's advice (even though I am on his mailing list), but I do tend to promote mulitple products on one site. But I am careful not to give people to many options at one time. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th July 2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 901
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: My first website.. A newbie

Hi,

If you have been looking into this for a year I would hope you would have an idea on things like "what are the possible articles I can write on?" I know you said it was a weight loss site,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: How to promote if you don't have the product (ClickBank)

yes there is no harm in asking. The truth is that most of the big clickbank vendor will probably not even reply, if you haven't sold any of their products yet. However, if it is a small vendor then...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: As a complete newbie what tools do I need to get started?

You said it so well.

The war room has some awesome stuff and you are a war room member so you can get it from there. I know a lot of people (including myself) add some really useful stuff to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 17th June 2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 471
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Rank page with only backlinks and no on-site?

It's possible but if they are decent keywords the effort would most likely not be worth it. On top of that, since the keywords wouldn't actually be on your page it will possibly take you a lot more...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,125
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: You need to do this one thing NOW!

Yep, you said it.

The main exception to this might be if the IM niche is one of their main target markets, but if they are making most of their money from other niches and not just "how to make...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,618
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: What are your favorite blogs?

Good old Seth Godin is up there for me. I am not a massive blog reader, but I like Seth's books and his blog is like a continuation.

Seth's Blog (http://sethgodin.typepad.com/)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Forget Google is the best plan

This is going to sound counterintuitive, but at the moment I am focusing on not focusing on Google and that is actually starting to give me better results in Google.

What I mean is that once you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 843
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Google Page 1 in 4 Days!

Congrat's mate. You sound like you already know that this ranking might not last etc, so I won't patronize you. Hopefully you can make some money quickly and ride the wave.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th June 2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 472
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Someone please answer this for me.

My question would be, why did they need to set it up on a new domain?

Sure it might have been a bit more hassle (especially if you have a lot of pages) to set it up on the current domain, but in...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th June 2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: What Would This Be Worth?

There are lots of variables such as which niche it is in, whether the income is going up or down, and whether there is anything else with the site that would be worth money, such as a list of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: American or British voiceover?

My thoughts exactly.

Why speculate when you can use hard data.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Building Two New Niche Sites, I Need Advice...

I would go for option A.

I don't promote clickbank products that are obviously part of a larger site. the simple reason for that is that if I send my customers to your site and it is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,146
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: How to increase traffic on my blog?

Do a search in this forum and you will find that your question has been asked a thousand times before. The answers are there.

What you need to focus on though is targeted traffic and if you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 477
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: I have a great product, what would it take to get good affiliates to join my program?

Alexa, has given you some really sound advice. I haven't had time to look at your site, but from what you said I would add just one thing and that is it depends on your niche. Some of the advice you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Do I Pick A Hot Profitable Niche Or Something That I am Passionate About?

You would think so wouldn't you?

But because if someone is new to this and they haven't seen any money yet, it is still a bit of a dream and they don't necessarily believe deep down that it can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Do I Pick A Hot Profitable Niche Or Something That I am Passionate About?

I am with you in theory (and with the not being married to a particular niche, I am with you 100%), but in practice this is where most people fall down in my opinion. In and ideal World people would...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Do I Pick A Hot Profitable Niche Or Something That I am Passionate About?

You said it sister...:)

That said, I don't think most people here are realistically looking at being the next Bill Gates, I think they just want some extra cash or to replace their day job, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Do I Pick A Hot Profitable Niche Or Something That I am Passionate About?

This is the sort of question that I get asked all the time and that I see asked on forums on a regular basis.

Should I target the most profitable niches or just ones I am passionate about?...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 8th June 2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 832
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: European Football - Who's Going To Win

Err... Ashley Cole, Steven Gerrard, to name just two. I agree they don't have lots of superstars, but they pretty much all play in the premier league which is one of the toughest leagues in the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 7th June 2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 832
Posted By Carlton Johnson
European Football - Who's Going To Win

Who do you think is going to win the European football that is going to be going on over the next few weeks.

I am English born and raised (with a Jamaican background an a slight detour through...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,143
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: stop creating websites = good way to make money?

Hey, you know this already anyway, but there are lots of ways to make money online. Someone else said it pretty well when they said:



Historically I build authority sites with a long term goal...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: I need clarification on keyword research

What he said... :D

Also I just want to add that at the moment it is probably more difficult to give a definitive answer on this that at anytime in the last 5 years. Honestly, some of the sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: how much traffic?

As someone else said, there really isn't a hard and fast rule to this. When I learned this stuff (many years ago) I was told 100; however the reason behind this was that I was being taught to focus...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th June 2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Tips for IM'ers

Taking a break throughout the day can work great but I used to find that I was still working 7 days a week and still feeling like a never took a break and I was always working.

Then I implemented...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th June 2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,565
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: How Many Of You "Quit" This Month?

Not quitting at all - evolving. This is a great time for people who know how to capitalize on the opportunities. Because more people are actually quitting it means less competition. That said, the...
Forum: Mind Warriors 7th June 2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,326
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Do You Watch TV?

I have cut down hugely in the last few years, but I must admit I still do enjoy watching it and I watch about 10 hours a week. However, after reading this it has renewed my conviction to cut right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 620
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: newbie in need: - how do i promote a redirected affiliate site??

Don't take this the wrong way, but if you are looking to build a proper business you are going about it the wrong way.

Yes, as you have experienced you can make a few sales the way you are doing...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,032
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: 10,000 Posts And I Got Nothin...

Great post Mike. You the man. I have been buying your stuff for several years and the products are always quality.

But you know what stands out about you the most for me is that when I once sent...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 6th June 2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,034
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: I fought the bear, and the bear won.

Yep, I think he did. To much ammunition was on show...:D
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 510
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Where are these PLR sites getting their PLR courses from?

All of the above, plus you can hire a very good writer from somewhere like the philipines for not to much money that will write the books for you. If you have enough customers etc, it can quickly pay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,776
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Hi. I'm a college student and would like to get a start with Affiliate Marketing.

A lot of good advice there. I am going to say something that goes against what I lot of people say and teach but I am looking at it from the perspective of you sticking with this and being...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Help Me Out On How To Use Google Keyword Tools

I don't want to plug my own product product but this is exactly what my shoestring keywords product tells you how to do (see signature).

If you really want to get the most out of the Google...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th June 2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: A Call For Members To Up Their Game

Not a good sign.

Would you really want to do business with this person?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Keywords in the URL?

Your thinking about this a bit wrong in my opinion. If the keywords are what the page/domain is about they they should be there. From a user perspective that would be the best thing. Always ask...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Alexa High Impact Keywords - what are they?

Hi, I am trying to understand what you mean (I am a bit slow today, I'm hungry :o)

Are you talking about an Alexa report on your own website or just on some random website? And when you say...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,577
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: My first earning from amazon affiliate

Congrates mate. I am not an Amazon man myself yet, but I plan to be in the future, just never had enough time, but over the last year everyone seems to be getting in on the act.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 746
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: No money made yet....

Good luck mate
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th June 2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,080
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: The best SEO strategy ever

Don't ignore the advice above as being to simple. It is actually very sound advice.

Go to where the traffic in your niche is and figure out how to get infront of that traffic that could be guest...
Forum: Offline Marketing 4th June 2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Google Webmaster Tools - Really Worth Using It?

I've been using the google tools for years and don't have a problem with using them. In fact I think they are responsible for my sites been indexed quicker and more indepth, webmaster tools also...
Forum: Mind Warriors 4th June 2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,793
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: The REAL reason you're not succeeding. It goes much deeper than you think

This looks interesting. I will take a look at this.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 4th June 2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,716
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Guys Turns Dead Cat Into Helicopter!

I hear you.

My reaction though was that it was a little sick. I little undignified. I didn't get why someone would want to do that.

What country allows this...:confused:

Or am I over...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 681
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: It would be nice if membership websites are like this...

I agree, I think wealthy affiliate had/has this type of structure, but it has been about 3 years since I was a member, but I think they did have such a structure.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,503
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: What's your #1 source of traffic?

Affiliate traffic. Affiliate sending traffic to your sales pages.

For niche websites etc, then referal traffic and Search engine traffic works for me.



Solo ads is when you basically pay...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 700
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: War Room

The war room is the best value for money you will probably find in the warrior forum. It's a one off payment when really it could easily be a yearly subscription.

Alot of great stuff being...
Forum: Website Design 2nd April 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By Carlton Johnson
Re: Can Anyone Recommend a Web Designer With Great Talent?

Hey Rich,

You might want to take a look at a user on the forum with the user name "d3sign3r". I got him to do some simple work for me a couple of years ago (it was only a report cover) but he...
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