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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By adesbarats
Lost Page Rank and Wondering Why

Hi Folks,

When I first launched my site in the fall, 2008 it quickly shot up to pagerank 4. Around 2010 it dropped to PR3 and stayed there the spring of 2012 when it finally hit PR4. But now...
Forum: Website Design 3rd August 2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,855
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Best eCommerce Platforms?

I use Magento and you are correct, it is very resource hungry. The problem with open source Magento is that there is ALOT of features built into the core code. Most of these features you will never...
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,718
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Who are the best female copywriters out there

Hey Rick,

I tell you what. You do all of the above then come to me and I will seriously consider:)
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,718
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Who are the best female copywriters out there

Yes, I do. But that's just my opinion. And given that I am the one paying....
Forum: Copywriting 30th June 2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,718
Posted By adesbarats
Who are the best female copywriters out there

Hey Folks,

I am looking for a top quality direct response copywriter to help us with our squeeze page and email copy with the main goal being to increase opt in rates and increase sales...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By adesbarats
Re: How to Rank for Multiple Keywords

No problem Bill. Yeah I would normally agree that option 2 would seem the best. You can look at my site at www.fashionandearth(dot)com. The problem there is that I could have a page for a bamboo top...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By adesbarats
Re: How to Rank for Multiple Keywords

Hi Bill,

Yeah, that is what I am saying. It would be impossible to optimize a page for 100 keywords. How would you optimize the meta tag, header and content for each kw on a single page - assuming...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th October 2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By adesbarats
How to Rank for Multiple Keywords

I currently rank #1 for my main kw and I am in top 5 position for several other kws of note. My root domain is ranked for all of these kws.

I would now like to go after several other kws but my...
Forum: Ad Networks (CPM/CPL, Display) 22nd September 2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Affiliate Marketing - from the merchant perspective

What about Webgains? Anyone have any experience with them?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 583
Posted By adesbarats
Re: need a banner designer

Check out logonerds dot com. I have no affiliation with them other then that I have been using them for some of my projects and they have done a great job for me so far.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By adesbarats
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th August 2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Alternate Energy Niche Ideas...

Get yourself well ranked in the SERPS for relevant keywords. Start generating sufficient, well targeted traffic and then sale ad spots to companies who sell renewable energy products. Just go out and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 4th August 2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 978
Posted By adesbarats
Re: important Google admission: extenal links CAN hurt you

It's interesting Phil and thanks for sharing it.

However, I think you would have to agree these types of statements from Google need to be weighed against their self interests. In many ways, I see...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd August 2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,062
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Success with Dmoz directory listing

Go to the hottest, sunniest beach somewhere and look for the ones drinking pina coladas.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd August 2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,777
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Just Me Or Is FireFox Slower?

That's funny - was exact reverse for me. Firefox was getting all buggy plus SEOquake stopped working. So I downloaded Chrome and its working great. Seems faster and the Chrome version of SEOQuake is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Wordpress membership Site Users - Help ME!

Wow - thanks a bunch for that Gleb! Could you point me to a website or two that you know of which are set up like this? Thanks again!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2010, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 984
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Wordpress membership Site Users - Help ME!

If I could hijack this thread a bit but....

I am interested in developing a blog to which I will post great content specific to my field of expertise. In the short / medium term, I plan to have...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 30th July 2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,230
Posted By adesbarats
Re: XSitePro queries

Can u make an XSP site into a membership site?

And is it easy to use for a techno newb like me?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th July 2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,691
Posted By adesbarats
Re: You Are Wasting Your Time With SEO

I first started with Adwords and Adsense. Worked very hard at it and consider myself to be a pretty smart guy and quick study. Despite all my efforts I could not turn an acceptable ROI. I switched to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 288,036
Posted By adesbarats
Re: What to do if you're desperate

Alot of great comments here. I've been in this situation before and this is what I did:

1. Probably most important for me was to stay positive. Its really easy to get into the "I'm a victim" mind...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th July 2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By adesbarats
Re: SEO Question: Can I compete with this?

I would go for no more then 3 KWs on the main domain and then shoot for your long tail KWs through your internal pages.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th July 2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 860
Posted By adesbarats
Re: SEO Question: Can I compete with this?

Charles,

No problem, you can compete. I started my site in 2008 and my competition was as follows (three different sites):

PR5, site age 5+ years, all sites had well over 4,000 inbound links....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,170
Posted By adesbarats
Re: My Gift To One Lucky Warrior - I'm Paying It Forward.

Hey Andy,

Thanks for putting this out there. I am already a WR member but getting the opportunity to chat with you would be great! So here goes:

Aside from the great internet marketing tips,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th July 2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 746
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Press release news site for Google news?

There are three ways to get press releases syndicated in Google News as I understand it:

1. Submit your PR to a PR site that syndicates to Google News. Example would be PRweb.com (paid) or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th July 2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By adesbarats
Re: What happened to my backlinks?

Don't worry about it. There is no sure fire method to get an accurate determination of backlinks. Most use Yahoo site explorer but even in that case BLs will go up and down from day to day. Some days...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Do Firefox and Windows VISTA Hate each Other?

Yeah, I did notice all the updates recently. Something seems amiss. Think I'll try Chrome and the SEO Quake version made for Chrome and see how that works.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Do Firefox and Windows VISTA Hate each Other?

I am growing to hate everything Microsoft. My next comp, think I'll try a Mac. Can't be worse and peeps who use em seem to love em.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Do Firefox and Windows VISTA Hate each Other?

Yeah, disappointing given that I love Firefox and all the neat extensions such as SEO Quake. But given the issues, I may have to find an alternative (sigh).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Do Firefox and Windows VISTA Hate each Other?

Yeah, I tried that but without success...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By adesbarats
Do Firefox and Windows VISTA Hate each Other?

Firefox was working fine but now I am unable to open the browser. I have to manually ctrl/alt/delete to pull up the Task Manager and manually close Firefox before I can open the browser.

And also,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th July 2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 999
Posted By adesbarats
Place a 225 x 180 px Graphic Banner Ad Free!

Thought this might be of interest. If you sign up to the following free directory Classifieds1000 main index (http://world.classifieds1000.com/) you will be able to (once your submission is approved)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st July 2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,203
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Need a Slogan - Tagline - Suggestions

Live Longer Naturally
Live Longer. And Do it Naturally
Live Longer. Live Healthier. Do it Naturally
Natural Supplements to Extend Life and Increase Happiness
Natural Supplements for the Soul
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Help me Brain Storm a Tagline

I like that! Thanks for the idea. The Big Fish has a couple of different connotations.

Aquaculture is the growing of fish (ie. shellfish, finfish, molluscs, etc) in fresh or saltwater
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Help me Brain Storm a Tagline

Hey, catchy! Thanks..
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Help me Brain Storm a Tagline

Hey,

That's a good one - thanks!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th July 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By adesbarats
Help me Brain Storm a Tagline

Hey Fellow Marketers,

I'm in the process of building my new offline consulting biz which will offer aquaculture consulting and internet marketing consulting services.

I want to create a catchy...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 14th July 2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,204
Posted By adesbarats
Re: What exactly are QUALITY BACKLINKS?

Hi Don,

Here's a question. As you state, Google is not concerned about site relevancy but page relevancy. So let's I have a keyword anchored backlink from a PR6 site. However, although the page or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th July 2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Am I wasting my time trying to engage my list?

My experience has been the same with my list. A word of advice. I went full bore with my list far too early I think. Each month I produced a very complete and well made newsletter which I think was...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,100
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Google Cracking Down Spun Articles

Hi Tim,

Your point is well taken. I can see a hybrid approach being beneficial IMHO:

- Produce quality hand spun versions and hand submit to your top 6 - 10 article directories. The directories...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd July 2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,100
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Google Cracking Down Spun Articles

Hey Tim,

But why spin at all? My understanding is that this whole dupped content is a complete myth created through a misunderstanding of Google's TOS. What Google does not want is having someone...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th June 2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,639
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Guide: Tips to Rank High in Search Engines (Ask.com, Bing, Google, and Yahoo!)

Great info here HS. While some do not agree with certain points such as the domain registration period, yadada (and I am one of those:) you still have a ton of great info. and advice that is very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th June 2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 756
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Press Releases - How do you make something "NEWSWORTHY" for your business?

Go to PRWEB.com and review the various past press releases. Find ones you like and check to see what kind of coverage they got by putting the title of the article in quotes and checking on google.com...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 23rd June 2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 913
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Anyone Using Unique Article Wizard?

What about Submit Your Article? They are cheaper versus UAW but offer similar services. Anyone have any experience with them?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd June 2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By adesbarats
Re: google adwords - any good e-book?

I personally found the Definitive Adwords Guide by Parry Marshall to be very good. You can get a pdf copy here:

https://m171.infusionsoft.com/saleform/niurihnat
(that is not an affiliate link)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,352
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Spinning Content? - What A Waste Of Time...

Thanks Kate - your test and the whole thread was a very interesting read! I was never in either camp on this topic. Simply wanted to better understand but as one poster in your thread noted -...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,352
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Spinning Content? - What A Waste Of Time...

Hi Suzanne,

Excellent test and thanks for sharing it! A question - which of those results in your opinion produced the best quality BLs at the end of the day?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd June 2010, 04:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,352
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Spinning Content? - What A Waste Of Time...

Hi Alexa,

I hold you in high regard but I must ask - where is your evidence to the contrary?

I have heard both arguments but I have seen no evidence to support those arguments from either camp....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 21st June 2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By adesbarats
Re: What are the BENEFITS of a PRESS RELEASE?

Yes, I agree with you exactly in your assessment. Obviously, the press release must be well written with a catchy title and news worthy content but assuming you have done that, the backlinks that you...
Forum: Programming 18th June 2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By adesbarats
Need a programmer to build a niche search engine

I know Google has a pretty good api that can be used to build niche search engines. I am looking for a programmer to help create a search engine using Google's api specific to my niche. Anyone who...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th June 2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,194
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Rate my backlink strategy!

I agree with this. All the SEO you are suggesting relies on you getting in there each day and slogging away. Why not leverage social media to do some heavy lifting for you?

For example, have some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th June 2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By adesbarats
When PLR Says "Giveaway as Bonus" What Does that Mean?

I would like to give away a PLR eBook as a bonus for signing up to my news letter. Is that ok, if the Terms state yes to "Give away as bonus"?

Can any PLR providers let me know?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 16th June 2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By adesbarats
Re: SEO Experts: I'm Stumped On This One (Would Really Appreciate Some Advice)

That's weird. I am no SEO expert but in an effort to bump this thread I will ask you - did you re-submit your site maps to Google?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By adesbarats
Re: What are the BENEFITS of a PRESS RELEASE?

Good points. I was not as good at press release writing then as I am now so that would certainly play a role. And as you point it, with PRs, it's all about presentation.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,062
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Success with Dmoz directory listing

I submitted to dmoz over 12 months ago and still no luck. I recently re-submitted which they suggest you not do but after 12 mos? Sheesh..

Yeah, so be prepared to wait a very long time..
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th June 2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 992
Posted By adesbarats
Re: What are the BENEFITS of a PRESS RELEASE?

I have used PR in the past with very good success. Brought me a lot of traffic and quite a bit of exposure. I used PRWeb's service (the $80 service). I did a few releases primarily to get the word...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By adesbarats
Re: Whats the Difference b/w RSS and Abstract Art?

Ah ok - that makes sense. Thanks for clarifying!
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