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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Tips for Hiring on Elance and Odesk - Fast Filters, Quizzes, Test Activities, etc.

I probably should have made clear that we're usually hiring for long term (months-years) 20-30+ hour per week positions, and we make that clear in the job posting. I agree it's a rigorous hiring...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Tips for Hiring on Elance and Odesk - Fast Filters, Quizzes, Test Activities, etc.

In this type of situation, we'd probably skip the quiz part and move straight to an interview. Sadly, most freelancers (including ones that end up being great) don't take this amount of time and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Tips for Hiring on Elance and Odesk - Fast Filters, Quizzes, Test Activities, etc.

If we do the previous steps well, this Skype working interview is a huge value in the hiring process. It's also one of my favorite parts as we can really start to see the awesome applicants in action.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Tips for Hiring on Elance and Odesk - Fast Filters, Quizzes, Test Activities, etc.

Well said.

We have a pretty established profile on elance and odesk ($10K's paid, years, reviews, etc.), so applicants can see that if we hire them it'll be worth their time. Great freelancers...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Tips for Hiring on Elance and Odesk - Fast Filters, Quizzes, Test Activities, etc.

Totally agree with this! Specific job postings are key.



The quiz is usually 5-10 mins of time max - we try to make sure it's efficient for everyone, but effective for us. Paid test projects...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Tips for Hiring on Elance and Odesk - Fast Filters, Quizzes, Test Activities, etc.

This sounds like a good idea. Can you share some examples? We haven't done this in the past, but would love to integrate it if it makes sense.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th March 2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Tips for Hiring on Elance and Odesk - Fast Filters, Quizzes, Test Activities, etc.

Other forum thread(s) have talked about working with virtual assistants or other virtual teams...
Forum: eCommerce Sites, Wholesaling & Drop Shipping 3rd March 2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
DIY Website Live Chat - Mistakes to Avoid

Giving website visitors the ability to ask questions while they’re browsing your website can boost conversions. Using website live chat to do this has been mentioned a few times on this forum,...
Forum: Reciprocal Links 13th November 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
WTB - Legit links on legal and / or real estate sites

We have a site related to the legal niche - specifically contracts, legal documents, etc. We're looking for links on related websites, such as legal, real estate, etc.


Legit looking sites only...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 895
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Driving traffic to my wifes website

Find a few mommy bloggers in your niche, offer to write a guest post (a GREAT one - not spammy), and get a link within the author section.

It takes leg work, but you can get solid traffic and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th November 2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Best way to build a list at an offline event

If you're a speaker at the event, do a "text your name and email to 12345 to join get a (freebie offer)" - We've done a few of those for our agency and get really good response rate, compared to...
Forum: Warriors For Hire 7th October 2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,277
Views: 319,329
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: DoFollow Blog Commenting Service ($0.05/link) Dominate Google's First Page NOW-100's Of Rave Rev

I purchased the package (Plimus Order Reference Number: 62271320) on Weds 10/5 and paid for 24 hour completion. It's been 1.5 days so far and I haven't received the report.

Please send me the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Buy Ficticious Business Name Lists?

Does anyone know where to gain access (or buy) the Fictitious Business Name listings for varous counties (specifically Ventura, San Diego, and Los Angeles in CA).

**the county websites don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2010, 12:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,368
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Guy Kawasaki's Twitter Strategy

On the contrary Jay. He DOES send out Tweets / Blogs, or at least that's what he specifically told me at an event. See my response to someone else above re: same issue.

He has interns / employees...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,368
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Guy Kawasaki's Twitter Strategy

I spoke with him at an event in San Diego briefly and asked the same question.

He has interns / employees do SOME of the tweeting (not all though). He mentioned that employee / intern tweets or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd January 2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,368
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Guy Kawasaki's Twitter Strategy

Just to be clear, I'm not talking about tweeting just for the sake of tweeting. i.e. spamming....

I'm talking about being the known hub of all information in your niche. Guy doesn't really focus...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st January 2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,368
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Guy Kawasaki's Twitter Strategy

I've followed Guy Kawasaki on Twitter for quite awhile and have been pondering his Twitter strategy for a bit.

Here's what he appears to be doing

(1) he has a massive Twitter following he's...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th December 2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Does Social Bookmarking Work For You?

I'm starting to use onlywire.com a bit more regularly to automate my social bookmarking. I'm trying to rank my sites for pretty uncompetitive keywords...I'm actually trying to just keep them ranked,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th December 2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Squidoo Backlinks Worthless Now?

My main goal though is to get my website ranked for the keyword, not to get traffic from the lense. I'll test this out and monitor things, but I'm not sure it's going to be effective.



thanks....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th December 2009, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,420
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Squidoo Backlinks Worthless Now?

Below is the html code of a link in one of the squidoo lenses that I just now created. It appears that this link doesn't go directly to my website, but goes through a squidoo page first. As I...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Import All Contact Info from a Webpage to Excel

I may have found a solution at the link below. Still working on it, but posted it here for you.

Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on tools to use.

Get Live Data from Web Pages into Excel...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th December 2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Import All Contact Info from a Webpage to Excel

I had a tool years ago to do this, but it was a bit dodgy. I'm needing this type of thing again and want to see what's out there these days.

How can you automatically gather all the information on...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 612
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Trackable 800 Numbers

I'm creating lead gen sites for a number of different clients. I want to be able to track any calls that come from a website. I assume the best way to do this is to have an 800 (or 866, 888, etc.)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: WordPress VS Joomla for simple CMS site

What do you mean "wordpress is also a killing"...I assume you mean WP is good for this 3-4 page site? Your wording confused me a bit ; )
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th December 2009, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 927
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
WordPress VS Joomla for simple CMS site

I've got a job open on Odesk.com to create a simple wordpress theme using the attached JPG file. *NOTE: I'm not a bookkeeper or CPA. This is an example jpg ; )

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Do you think it'd be best to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: earn $90 for setting up a "free" website

Interesting. Yes, I thought this might count as an incentive re: their terms of promotion for their affiliate program. But it's not noted on their terms specifically. I've emailed a few of their...
Forum: Programming 17th December 2009, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Change Site Text Based on URL Tag?

Hi Warriors

I had an idea for one of my marketing campaigns and need your tech insight. I know that many of you are experts in coding and I want to run this by you.

How would I do this on my...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2009, 06:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,223
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: How Do You Sell Leads To A Dentist

EXTREMELY well said. I'm sure that author (and other warriors like myself) really appreciate the insight.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th December 2009, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Offliners- What CRM System do you use?

Hi Offliners

I'm looking to do some telemarketing sales to offline businesses and am curious to know what CRM system you use.

My core needs:
-import a lead list via excel (should be simple)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
How to Structure Internship

UPDATE
I'm NOT asking to recruit interns from warriorforum. I want an in-house intern from my area that I'll be recruiting through university groups I've stayed connected with. I just want warrior...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th December 2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: earn $90 for setting up a "free" website

I agree. But I planned on having my overseas team setup the wordpress sites and I'd add my content to the site.

Based on initial tests, my personal time used would be about 30 minutes. Of course...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th December 2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,051
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
earn $90 for setting up a "free" website

As you probably know, you can get a commission of around $90 for referring someone to a hosting account that only costs them $7.95ish per month. I've found hosting programs that only charge month to...
Forum: Copywriting 13th December 2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Help...Legal Domain Question

You say that the domain containts PART of their business name. Is the "part" that you're referring to simply "ColoradoCarpet...", such as AcmeColoradoCarpetCleaning or something?

I'm not a lawyer...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Article Linkbuilding Without Ezine

chris

I agree on not using eza as my sole linking strategy. The sites are actually ranked already since they're VERY uncompetitive keywords, but I want to include ongoing linkbuilding as well...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Article Linkbuilding Without Ezine

Thanks Mike

I didn't do my homework apparently. I'll just write out 400+ words and I should be fine.

Thanks for the pointer

Jon
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Article Linkbuilding Without Ezine

I realized that ezine has decided that you can no longer include backlinks that are longer than 3 words. Correct me if I'm wrong.

I'm trying to build backlink that usually 4 words for the local...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th December 2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Indexed --> then de-indexed --> then _____?

Pat

they were def deindexed during that time, as I checked the URL in Google as you mentioned. All were deindexed.

The weirdest thing though was that they came back to the index about 1.5 hours...
Forum: Reciprocal Links 11th December 2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
.EDU links for sale

im in the process of building a network of blogs on .edu servers (these are setup as student blogs on university sites around the USA).

i currently have 3 links available in existing blog posts on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th December 2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Indexed --> then de-indexed --> then _____?

I'm doing the rent a site model of getting a website ranked on Google and then renting the website to a business that would benefit from it.

All was well, but today all 3 of my recently launched...
Forum: Offline Marketing 10th December 2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,076
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Ever Been "Insulted" By Potential Offline Client? - Ideas For Great Comebacks

Well said!

That's easier said than done obviously, but it is the way to go.

Remember, if you're going to put together an effective website, a marketing campaign that works, and ultimately bring...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,066
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: What Are You Focused on Today?

Cold calling offline biz owners to find someone to rent one of my websites (using the "rent a site" model).

Shouldn't be too bad, except for the fact the surf is supposedly AMAZING right just 30...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,350
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: faking testimonials

I usually assume that they're fake, although not all will be.

I focus more on the sales page and how it describes what's actually in the product. I don't really care for testimonials, because...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Is 8 pages to short?

Make it 8 pages of "wow!" content.

don't make it a huge title page, a table of contents page, a legal disclaimer, a 'hi thanks for reading page", a hype build up page, and then just 2 pages of ok...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th December 2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Linkbuilding in Rent a Site Biz Model

You were right. I was actually able to get 3 sites ranked already just off the strength of the domain.

Now I've got to rent out the sites ; )
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th December 2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Linkbuilding in Rent a Site Biz Model

Thanks so much Mark. I also assumed article marketing would do the trick.

Also, I've never heard of that linkbuilding tool. Thanks for the advice. The tool is going to be a good addition to the...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd December 2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: are .EDU links worth selling if I have a lot?

I partially agree, but just saw something a bit cool.

I checked my friends .edu site where he sells links (he actually has some other web guy sell the links...my friend just supplies the .edu...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd December 2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: are .EDU links worth selling if I have a lot?

I'm not looking to get edu links, I'm looking to sell edu links.

I just checked out the tool though and it looks really useful. I'll be adding this to my list in delicious and will look more into...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd December 2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
are .EDU links worth selling if I have a lot?

While finishing up my degree last year, I spoke to a friend who was selling links on his .edu account that he's provided by the school (all students at this university are given access to the server...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 2nd December 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Linkbuilding in Rent a Site Biz Model

I'm working with the rent a site business model (create a site for a niche like Northridge Accountant, get it ranked for 'northridge accountant', then rent it monthly to an accountant working in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 981
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Difference between Wordpress MU and Wordpress?

Can wordpress MU enable you to run multiple blogs across different domains, all from within the single wordpress MU admin area?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,769
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: How To Find Hot Niches With Dead Simple Market Research

Has anyone tried making a directory site with this info?

For example, let's say that baby bedding is one of the hot niches. You create a baby bedding site with separate pages for disney baby...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
rent a site: wordpress sites vs simple html

I've been a bit more active in the last few days on this forum = ) I really appreciate being able to post a few questions about this new venture I'm working on and hearing experienced warriors share...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,370
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: How to Duplicate Wordpress Sites Multiple Times

Thanks Amy. That post has everything I need to know = )
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,370
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
How to Duplicate Wordpress Sites Multiple Times

I'm create a single wordpress site right now. I would then like to duplicate this entire site (wp themes, plugins, page structures, content, etc.) multiple times across separate domains (they will be...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,885
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Re: Wordpress + Fantastico Dangerous?

Warrior forum is AMAZING. I posted this in about 30 seconds early today (about 1 hour ago I think). did some work and came back to check on my question before leaving the office. my questions are now...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th November 2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,885
Posted By JonTuckerUSA
Wordpress + Fantastico Dangerous?

I have been using wordpress for a bit of time but never tried Fantastico. I'm now launching a new venture that will require many wordpress sites to be launched, so I've started using fantastico on...
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