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Forum: Social Media 31st May 2014, 08:32 PM
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Posted By kiwiviktor81
Blog Readers Love Their Soap Operas, Too (mild NSFW language)

Everyone loves their soap operas. A bit of drama seems to fill a need that people have for some excitement in their lives. From a marketing perspective, the answer to how to attract a spike in...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By kiwiviktor81
How much startup capital to get a decent book going?

I have been working on an Amazon empire for a year. I started with next to nothing - just some AdSense income.

What I've observed is that rival products in one of my niches, although they are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,486
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Is IM truly passive income?

In theory it could be passive. You could put a book on Amazon and never promote it, it could be a mega hit and you could do no work beyond banking the cheques.

You could also win the lottery.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th December 2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,741
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Kindle Ebooks, Fact or Fiction

Put it this way.

The top 1,000 books on Kindle sell 100 copies a day. If you get 70% royalties at a cover price of $2.99, that's usually over two bucks (depending on what you pay for delivery).
...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 1st April 2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,771
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 30th March 2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 54,750
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: I make a full time adsense income without ranking keywords

So is $1 per page per month a pretty acurrate metric for you? Thanks for this info, I have a health site doing that and I figure it could be an earner if I went from its current 30 pages to 100+.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th March 2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Less than 1000 exact searches per month - can it work?

Often it's only worth it if you can get to No. 1 in the SERPs. Check your competition before making any moves.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,230
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: 8:25 Avg. Time on Site - What I did

I used your idea of adding "related articles" at the bottom of some of my posts. Too early to tell about time on the site, but I can tell that people visiting these pages are clicking through to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Anyone an affiliate to a gambling network?

I just dropped AdSense on one of my sports sites due to non-performance. To replace it I signed up with as an affiliate to a gambling network which takes offers on sports betting and which gives you...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: First $10,000 Month!!!

I also had my first 10,000 month. But it was 10,000c
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th March 2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: reasons why Adsense RPM (CPM) would increase by itself?

This happened to me too, if you add new content Google will crawl it and might serve up better targeted ads, which increases CTR and usually RPM as well.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd March 2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,230
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: 8:25 Avg. Time on Site - What I did

Good ideas. Have you noticed an improvement in the SERPs following an improvement in the time sent on the site?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd March 2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,198
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: BMR GONE-is it a blessing?

Until all the black-hatters get slapped, and your site rises to the top because it's the only one for that keyword without a penalty.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th March 2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,048
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Are you ready for the next Google Update

This. Every time the Big G rolls out an update, my sites go up in the SERPs. Why? Because I use the good, long-term thinking advice on this forum and keep away from the bad, short-term thinking...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th March 2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,028
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: How Important is Pagerank?

PR does have some importance: if your site has internal linking then PR juice will be passed from one page to another. I have seen internal pages on my sites fly up the SERPs when I linked to them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,378
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Do You remember Where You Made Your First $1 Online?

First $ was from AdSense. I wrote a humour blog for my university newspaper and had an associated website with AdSense.

First $10 was from playing PokerStars haha.

First $100 was from ebook...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Is the jump to first page of Kindle like the jump to first page of SERPs?

Cheers everyone for the replies. It's very encouraging to me because it's selling alright as it is, on page 2.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Is the jump to first page of Kindle like the jump to first page of SERPs?

Hi folks,

an ebook that I am selling on the Kindle store is ranked 15th for relevance in its category, meaning that I could soon expect it to make the first page (top 12) with a bit of a push. I...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th March 2012, 04:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,544
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Chitika.com - What a waste??

You did better than I did with Chitika. :p
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th March 2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 663
Posted By kiwiviktor81
How much more traffic do you get on 1st page

...when compared to the top of page 2 of the SERPs? I ask because I have a site in 13th and a small push from here could take me to glory. Does anyone have a ballpark figure of how many times more...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd March 2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 764
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Dmoz.org Opinions

This. It seems like this was an ultraauthority site some years ago but it's just luck of the draw if your sites get added or not. Usually not.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 29th February 2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Google PR 9 - Twitter PR 10

How many PR 10/PR 9 sites are there? Can't be more than a few dozen...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 28th February 2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By kiwiviktor81
A caution for those using the Google traffic estimator tool

I have been targeting a keyword phrase with 27,000 exacts/month and just recently got into the top 10. Glory to me, I thought, this should be worth heaps of traffic. I followed my clickthrough rate...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: What is a good month-on-month % growth for a wesbite?

Are these for fairly well established sites? Mine are newish so it doesn't take much to get 25% - going from 11th to 10th in the SERPs for one keyword is usually enough to do it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th February 2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By kiwiviktor81
What is a good month-on-month % growth for a wesbite?

Excluding this month, since it's shorter. Would you be happy with 10-15% growth, like I usually get, 25% like sometimes? Of course it can be different if you're looking at growth of traffic, of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd February 2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Adsense / Adbrite alternative for gambling content

I also have a poker site, I monetise it through Amazon affiliates. Plenty of poker books there.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st February 2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,031
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: a question to article writers

Short advice but very sweet. I do the same. It's good to imagine you're giving a short speech when you write a piece, it helps to make it flow and makes it easier to avoid repetitive forms of speech.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th February 2012, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 675
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Ebook Authors, Here's A Question

I will keep this in my valuable quotes file. Now that I think about it, the sites I have had that have attracted visitors the fastest are ones that offer the unique stuff.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th February 2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,724
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: How to avoid answering "What's your monthly income now?" type of questions, in a sweet way?

Do like Dogbert and say "I make enough to buy and sell you... 834 times."
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th January 2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: What are your Online Marketing goals for 2012?

I'm pretty much the same as you man, the goal of $3000/month or $100/day is what I'm striving for. I love this online biz as well, and I figure that $100/day will let me feel a bit of success. I've...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th January 2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,745
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: How do YOU stay motivated?

What keeps me motivated is the thought of all the girls I'm gonna score when I make a million bucks.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th January 2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Something I noticed about your own site's PR

This is probably not news to many of you, but something I noticed in the WF is many people claiming that your own site's PR is not important for anything more than prestige or sales value.

I did...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th January 2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,686
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Why bother with Adsense when you could be making more and Faster without them?

This might sound silly, but I use AdSense as a baseline for the absolute minimum that any given site might make. So if a site makes $50/month with AdSense, I might figure that the sales potential of...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 698
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: What is your number one distraction when you sit down to work on your Internet business?

Mine is weed. I get heaps of good ideas from it but find it hard to do any work for the rest of the day.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd January 2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Simple question: My target keyphrase is "dog training"

Of course, it's a hypothetical example. I wrote a guest blog targeting a two word keyphrase and the webmaster added the backlink as a three word keyphrase: what I wanted plus an extra word. I asked...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd January 2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Anyone using Chitika

They are terrible. Worse than a joke, they pay so little I became angry. The most I ever made in a day was 59c (this is with 500-odd impressions) and if I made 6c in a day it was a rarity.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd January 2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Simple question: My target keyphrase is "dog training"

and the anchor text for my brand new backlink is "dog training new zealand". Will this help me rank for "dog training" or should I ask the webmaster to cut the "new zealand" off the end?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st January 2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,838
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: I want to learn the Internet marketing basics?

This. You'll get more information there than you can fully learn in years.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th January 2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,908
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Is January the worst month for Amazon affiliates?

Nah, we get a double hit - Chrimbo comes with summertime, so it kind of evens itself out.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th January 2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 811
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: What Do You Call Yourself?

The most successful IMer I know just puts "Salesman".
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th January 2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: how to check what is my site google position if it's not in top 1000?

I just checked your site on www.psychicranktracker.com...

it says your rank is "nowhere".
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th January 2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,908
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: my parents want me to get a "real" job

Ain't this the truth. Your parents would always have you take the most conservative route. Would be nice to have them support you a bit more.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th January 2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 759
Posted By kiwiviktor81
If content is king and backlinks are queen...

...does it ever make sense to offer to someone a high-quality article who only wants it if it is unpubished and never will be published elsewhere?

I ask because my sites have, in my opinion, very...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th January 2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,722
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Ranking in Yahoo and Bing is tough then Google??

I'm getting the feeling that Google rewards backlinks more and Yahoo/Bing reward content.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th January 2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 896
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Google Banned my site?

I think it's more likely that Rank Checker is stuffed. I use it too and none of my sites show up in the top 200 for any keyword, even though I know they're there. It's been a problem for 2 weeks now.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th January 2012, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Google harsher on new sites than Yahoo or Bing?

This interests me because my SEO strategy is content-oriented and I don't have a lot of backlinks. Do you have the opposite?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th January 2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Google harsher on new sites than Yahoo or Bing?

Do you find that, over time, the Google rankings catch up to the Yahoo/Bing ones? Or does Google just always lag behind for you?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 11th January 2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Google harsher on new sites than Yahoo or Bing?

Was just going through my Traffic Travis stats, and noticed that for every one of sites and for every keyword for every one of those sites, I was ranked higher in Yahoo and Bing than I was for...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th January 2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 917
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Adsense and how to actually make money

Indeed. I have never seen paragraphs and capitals used so judiciously and with such precision.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th January 2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 757
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Switching Over To Adsense May Not Be As Good As I thought.... Any Suggestions

Google mesures the conversion rate of people who click on your ads, and if it's too low they assume you're scamming them and ban you. That's why you shouldn't listen to people who tell you to fill...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th January 2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Is this a dumb strategy?

I'm still in the stage of fiddling around with AdSense placement. My strategy was to have a single skyscraper ad to the far right of the page, as unobtrusive as possible, for the sake of maximising...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th January 2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 7,532
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Does grammar affect credibility in your eyes?

I think that another thing to consider is that we don't buy stuff in a vacuum - there are also dozens of competing products out there. If I don't know how good any of them are, the ones that have bad...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th January 2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Checking my ranking in TT

All my sites are pretty new (< 6 months), and I have noticed that Bing and Yahoo appear to put less weighing on domain age. So Y/B often outrank to Big G, but unfortumately don't give as much traffc....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 3rd January 2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 667
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: Bing traffic?

I've been checking out my stats from Bing and Google and I think Bing gives a much higher weight to EMDs and much less to domain age. One new site I have (an EMD) is 3rd in Bing and 105th in Google.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd January 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By kiwiviktor81
Re: 2012 is here- What are your goals in IM?

I'm going after the magic $100/day, so that I can finance a move to a more exciting city.
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