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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2016, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By SageSound
Re: New Startup like Ticketmaster

I used to work at TicketMaster, and while people think they pretty much just print tickets, that's the tip of an iceberg that people actually see.

TicketMaster does event planning and management...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st February 2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By SageSound
Re: Question About Subdomains and Membership Sites

The sales page is usually on the home page, and the membership area is often elsewhere. It can be in a folder beneath the home page, or in a subdomain, or on a totally different domain. It really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By SageSound
Re: Mobile Apps

HTML5 apps are not "apps" per se. They're simply web sites with a lot of client-side logic in them that's implemented in javascript.

All of those fancy fade-in and fade-out controls, mouse-overs,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th March 2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 795
Posted By SageSound
Re: Mobile Apps

There are basically two kinds of apps:

1) somewhat generic HTML5 client-side apps where most of the logic is written in javascript; and

2) dedicated apps written for specific devices and/or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,232
Posted By SageSound
Re: Anything new in the world of link cloaker scripts?

There's nothing "black hat" about using redirects. Some people do use them for nefarious purposes. But if you want to post a link somewhere and you want the ability to change where it goes later,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,680
Posted By SageSound
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

You seem to be under the misconception that PayPal has a problem with resellers.

The problem they have is "promoting an opportunity" vs. "promoting a product". If you're paying 100% commissions,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th May 2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 22,680
Posted By SageSound
Re: Anyone Getting PayPal Problems About WF?

I believe that people who are looking for affiliate program links on a sales page are looking for a way to get the product at a discount -- or for free in situations when the commissions are 100%.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th September 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,423
Posted By SageSound
Re: Kindle Fire Effect on Amazon Affiliates

I don't see it being all that different than it is today. Amazon's cookies are only good for 24 hours. Looking at my own behavior, more often than not I'll search for something on Amazon and then...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 5th June 2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 178,534
Posted By SageSound
Re: * How I Made $580K Selling PUBLIC DOMAIN Works! * Now 70% OFF!!!

Here's something that might be worth following:

Sharon Lechter, co-author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad with Robert Kiyosaki, has just published a book entitled Outwitting The Devil (http://goo.gl/r8zFP),...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By SageSound
WP plugin for editing Profile data in a lightbox?

I'm looking for a Wordpress plugin that lets you allow registered users to edit their Profile data -- or more specifically, their password -- within a popup or lightbox.

I've searched all through...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By SageSound
Re: Wordpress Question

Guys, making the first post a "sticky" does nothing to change the order of the following posts. They're still displayed in "newest-first" order.

While the OP wasn't clear about this, it seems to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,520
Posted By SageSound
how to "embed" videos in PDFs?

I'm helping a guy with a site and he created a bunch of Word (.docx) files that he says he wants videos in. They need to be converted to PDF files.

I don't think he wants the videos themselves...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th January 2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,313
Posted By SageSound
Re: WordPress Header Creator

If you're using the default TwentyTen theme, you can upload any graphic you want as long as it fits the requisite dimensions.

Some themes you'll find on wordpress.org have the ability to replace...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 1st January 2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,638
Posted By SageSound
Re: Anyone tried "The Profit Platform - Mike Filsame?"

Yes, it's "just another $2000 guru product". And 97% of the buyers won't get any value from it at all. That's just how people are.

When are people going to learn that, all hype aside, NONE of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th December 2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 976
Posted By SageSound
Re: Coming boom in software development - big $$$

This is a common misconception ... "IT" is *NOT* "software development".

People with backgrounds in Computer Science do not get hired into IT roles, and vice versa. They are totally different...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd December 2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,768
Posted By SageSound
Re: What is your favorite mental "checklist" to bust out quick/effective Worpress sites?(order 1-10

Cloning: check out the XCloner plugin site:

XCloner - Backup and Restore made Simple | Professional PHP/Mysql Backup application, Joomla backup component, Wordpress backup plugin...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th December 2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By SageSound
Re: Someone break down the purpose of VPS and Dedicated Servers.. PLEASE!

There are three limiting factors on any computer:

1) how many operations can be performed in some given unit of time, say every second; and

2) how much memory is required to perform the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,526
Posted By SageSound
Re: Help! Web design problems! Should I take legal action?

This wasn't a scam, and she said one of the people she got WAS from the WF.

Look, if you ask someone to fix you dinner, and they ask you want you want, and you say, "oh, how about beef?" and they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,526
Posted By SageSound
Re: Help! Web design problems! Should I take legal action?

This stuff pains me to read.

Guys look at women and think, "My how pretty she looks!" We cannot wrap our heads around the fact that most women will spend 2-3 hours putting on makeup and stuff to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,859
Posted By SageSound
Re: [YOUR ADVICE PLEASE] How to monetize a file downloading site?

Just to clarify things ... you're seriously trying to find alternative ways to get money from people who are fundamentally and/or religiously opposed to spending money for anything online.

And...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th October 2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,465
Posted By SageSound
Re: Censorship on the Warrior Forum

Who needs guru-bashing when every other commercial on TV is full of politicians bashing each other!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th October 2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,864
Posted By SageSound
Re: My PayPal Account is Suspended, How can I receive money from service on the Warrior For Hire?

I can't imagine running a successful business with such an attitude.

The fact is, nine times out of ten, when people fess up about the reasons, it's almost ALWAYS because they violated one of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th October 2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,333
Posted By SageSound
Re: Wow, PayPal done good!

Has anybody ever heard of something called "fraud"?

It happens to be illegal in most parts of USA and many other countries.

PayPal cannot condone a fraud without becoming complicit with it. So...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th October 2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By SageSound
Re: WSO - Sales page on Web site?, WSO Pro?, PayPal?, e-junkie?, Other?

There are a number of factors that go into PayPal freezing accounts. Lots of sales, in and of itself, is not much of a factor except for brand new accounts.

I wish people would dig deeper into...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,760
Posted By SageSound
Re: No Criticism of Gurus allowed?

If it was up to me, I'd delete 100% of all these "guru-bashing" posts, ads, everything. They're a reflection of a bigoted mentality. They don't reflect reality any more than saying people of some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 3rd October 2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By SageSound
Re: WSO - Sales page on Web site?, WSO Pro?, PayPal?, e-junkie?, Other?

FWIW, EVERY SITE ON THE INTERNET is vulnerable to "keyloggers etc." E-Junkie has no special status in this respect.

Using just a Paypal button alone does not protect your download. You need to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,781
Posted By SageSound
Re: Do I Need A Business License To Sell Items Online?

Generally speaking, this will depend on the laws in the legal jurisdiction where you live.

You don't mention where YOU live, so most of the replies you get are going to be relative to wherever...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th August 2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,734
Posted By SageSound
Re: WP Robot Hosting Site

"Of course it has to be free."

Who pays your rent?

Who pays for your meals?

Who pays for your electricity?

Why is it that you intend to make obscene profits online yet it's asking too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th August 2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,322
Posted By SageSound
Re: PayPal DOES NOT Hate Digital Goods! (facts not a rant)

I originally got an account at X.com, which was acquired by PayPal around 1999. I've had no significant problems with them, and I get pretty tired of all these threads by people who do dumb things...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd July 2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,886
Posted By SageSound
Re: Survey: Clickbank vs. Instant Paypal Commissions

I personally hold the liabilities of chargebacks.[/QUOTE]

You need to distinguish between "refunds" and "chargebacks".

If someone requests a refund using something like RAP, the person who got...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th May 2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,469
Posted By SageSound
Re: Warning: Aweber turns into PayPal!

Here's the facts: AWeber monitors accounts to ensure they're CAN-SPAM compliant, and they virtually force everybody to use double-opt-in to get onto their list.

Everybody believes this approach is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By SageSound
Re: Can You Use RapBank With DLGuard

No.

RAPBank is designed to work TIGHTLY with sites built specifically on RAP -- Rapid Action Profits -- which is totally different than DLGuard.

Your assumption is wrong, btw. RAP and DLGuard...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 26th April 2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,974
Posted By SageSound
Re: Main Street Marketing Machines vs. Google Maps?

I don't think anybody is buying MSMM because they see the value in it. They're buying it because of the bonuses. Same old story. It's pretty sad, actually. Or not -- they won't be competing for...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,850
Posted By SageSound
Re: All-In-One: All About Flipping Web Sites

The easiest way to transfer sites to new owners

The process I'm about to describe takes less time to accomplish than it will take you to read this brief explanation.

It's very, VERY simple.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th March 2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 930
Posted By SageSound
Re: What is the TRUTH about cloaking affiliate links?

Link cloaking ... link cloaking ... link cloaking....

Why? Why? Why?

Ever heard of surbl.org?

if one of your affiliates puts a naked affiliate URL on an email blast they send out and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th February 2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,192
Posted By SageSound
Re: Why Would A Vendor Ever Choose Clickbank Over PayPal If The Vendor Doesn't Care About Affiliates

This is total BS.

In TRUTH, PayPal is much more liberal than traditional merchant credit card processors, who'll freeze your account if you deviate by more than about 10% of your average monthly...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th February 2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,891
Posted By SageSound
Re: Should you get your generic brand name TRADEMARKED?

The term "virgin", in any of it's known or historical uses, never applied to airplanes, aircraft, airlines, flying, or anything even remotely related.

So the USE of the term in that context is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By SageSound
Re: Offline Marketers: What Offline Marketing Resources Do You Use?

Everybody talks about Basecamp and aWeber as if there's nothing else out there.

Try MyIntervals.com for project management.

Also, outside of the IM community, NOBODY has heard of aWeber. The...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th February 2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,118
Posted By SageSound
Re: Dulicate Content Mystery.

His "insightful reply" didn't make sense, eh?

According to Google, something is only considered "duplicate content" if it's found multiple times on the same domain. If the same article is found...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th January 2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 164,844
Posted By SageSound
Re: Offline Marketers: What services are you offering for monthly fees?

Here's what I'm doing right now with two clients:

Client #1: owner + 2 employees, spending $8k/mo on ads that aren't converting. Has names and addresses of 5,000 customers in his POS system, but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,501
Posted By SageSound
Re: What Will Take The Place of Traffic Geyser

nope. I'm just familiar with their services.


of whom?

Macdonalds is charging more for a franchise today than ever in their history. That does not seem to have hurt their ability to sell new...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,501
Posted By SageSound
Re: What Will Take The Place of Traffic Geyser

TrafficGeyser supports fully automated and scheduled posts of videos, audios/podcasts, text (blog posts to virtually any blog), and bookmarks.

They also let you create video squeeze pages and a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th January 2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,461
Posted By SageSound
Re: Stop Refund Requests Now - One Simple Method

One thing I've never understood is why it is that IMers feel not only is it necessary to have these obnoxiously LONG sales pages, but to also offer 60-day 100% refund guarantees for products that are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,646
Posted By SageSound
Re: How do Internet Markerters beat taxes?

This is a question for your CPA, not a bunch of marketers who don't understand a fraction of the tax laws. If you DID ask your CPA -- BEFORE you set up your business entity -- you'd probably be told...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st December 2009, 01:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 833
Posted By SageSound
Re: Offline Prospecting Question

You DO?! :eek:

HOLY COWPIES, BATMAN!

Think about this for a minute...

You're a business owner spending $10k/mo on advertising that's not producing squat. You've been running the same...
Forum: Warrior Special Offers 21st December 2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,628
Views: 178,534
Posted By SageSound
Re: How I Made $580K Using PUBLIC DOMAIN Works!

There are people who have made money selling rocks and sand and dirt and recycled paper and garbage and all kinds of stuff.

I lived in Portland when Mt. Saint Helens erupted, and for nearly two...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd December 2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,591
Posted By SageSound
Re: Mac Book Pro or Windows

Macs come with iLife installed for free. It includes: iMovie, iDVD, GarageBand, and a bunch of other stuff.

iWork does almost everything MS Office Ultimate does for $79.

And if you do much...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th November 2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By SageSound
Re: Is there difference between www.mysite.com and mysite.com?

If you're using a run-of-the-mill hosting platform with either cPanel or Plesk, as well as most of the more popular proprietary ones, this is done automatically when they set up your DNS entries when...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By SageSound
Re: what membership site software do you use?

aMember charges PER SITE/DOMAIN.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th November 2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By SageSound
Re: what membership site software do you use?

It depends on several factors. If you want to use MULTIPLE DOMAINS / SITES, then most scripts will cost you PER DOMAIN. Like aMember, MemberGate, etc.

RAP + Membership Plus is licensed to use...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,925
Posted By SageSound
Re: PayPal has become the GAME CHANGER - PayDotCom Will Change Soon

Errrr... why don't you guys grab a copy of RAP and try selling something for yourselves and see exactly what the REAL numbers are, instead of running around spewing off crazy opinions about what...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2009, 03:05 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,925
Posted By SageSound
Re: PayPal has become the GAME CHANGER - PayDotCom Will Change Soon

What's being discussed here are new features PayPal is offering via their API (Application Programming Interface) so third-party providers can have more flexibility in using PayPal.

PayPal is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th November 2009, 01:23 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,925
Posted By SageSound
Re: PayPal has become the GAME CHANGER - PayDotCom Will Change Soon

First off, that's a really idiotic way to handle it. You are under no obligation to issue a refund immediately, and saying it will take 24/48/72 hours to process, or even more, is not unreasonable. ...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 8th November 2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,585
Posted By SageSound
Re: Thinking of buying a Mac, What to go for - iMac or Macbook Pro ?

I've got one of the white matte-screen 24" iMacs that's 3 yrs old. I only wish I could put more than 3GB of RAM into it. The latest iMacs that were just introduced will let you go up to 32GB, and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By SageSound
Re: FTC Rule Change In Dec.- Please Help

this has been addressed repeatedly here.

Did you try the SEARCH function?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th November 2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By SageSound
Re: Commission junction and LLC

CJ is one of the most liberal at accepting accounts, but most CPA providers want to see more "beef" before approving you. But be warned: I had lots of problems with CJ. I tracked people clicking on...
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