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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th April 2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Do I have any rights to a domain registered in the exact same name as my limited Company?

Thanks for the suggestion Tyronne - I do have a decent web address already - I just fancied having the full domain name as well - I've never really liked domains that have hyphens in..
If I can't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th April 2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Do I have any rights to a domain registered in the exact same name as my limited Company?

Thanks for your input - I'm not trying to promote my other business here, but I can tell you its called 'Black Event Furniture' Ltd. We have a good website but wanted to add 'BlackEventFurniture.com'...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Do I have any rights to a domain registered in the exact same name as my limited Company?

I'm sure you're right - if people know you want something badly enough, they'll do whatever they can to push the price up.

I think someone's registered it just because they know I'll probably want...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th April 2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,021
Posted By David Black 68
Do I have any rights to a domain registered in the exact same name as my limited Company?

Having just tried to register the domain name for a company I own, I find someone has beaten me to it.

The .com is taken although not in use.

As the owner of a UK Limited company, do I have any...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th April 2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,353
Posted By David Black 68
Re: The MOST Valuable Marketing tool in your opinion is:

I'd just like to sing my praises for Wordpress..

The time I used to spend coding sites when now, I just click a few buttons and add a few plugins.. Everything looks good and works well.

Lots of...
Forum: Offline Marketing 3rd April 2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,328
Posted By David Black 68
Re: If I want to buy ... Let me buy !

We see people making life for consumers as difficult as possible everywhere we go.

The other night I visited a local Chinese restaurant.

On arriving I asked ' You do take credit cards, don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,205
Posted By David Black 68
Re: What is good content ?

I'm sorry guys, but writing content that can be easily read by computer, Google or just for keyword density doesn't sound like 'good content' to me.
I'm not a robot.

If your watching TV or a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st April 2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,509
Posted By David Black 68
Re: How many domains do you own?

I used to have over 100, dropped to 80 all with full sites on.

I set them up during the happy days of ranking long tail keywords in an afternoon - sadly those days have gone.

Most made little...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Affiliate Links in Sidebar ?

I don't think losing sales is the issue - I'm sure you're right - not having a disclaimer will make no difference to a potential purchaser - most people know they're following affiliate links -
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Affiliate Links in Sidebar ?

I have affiliate links in the side bar and elsewhere.
I have a disclaimer / disclosure page accessible from the main menu bar - this is always visible.
Is this enough?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,509
Posted By David Black 68
Re: How many domains do you own?

Have you thought about branching out? :rolleyes:
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st March 2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,441
Posted By David Black 68
Re: ByeBye Firefox I have had it with shockwave crashes

It's a shame really, Firefox evolved from Netscape - the leader in the browser market in the 1990s and I always liked it, but times change.
Some versions have been better than others and when they...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th March 2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 875
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Public_html gone and ftp as well. Help!!!

Who is your hosting with?

Back in December I deleted a massive fan site that had 10 years of work on it - I thought about jumping off the roof, but luckily I haven't got a head for heights!

I...
Forum: Offline Marketing 28th March 2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,676
Posted By David Black 68
Re: What do you wear when meeting a client?

Best to make an impression, anyone like this?

http://www.007.info/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/abba.jpg
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,330
Posted By David Black 68
Re: How do you unsubscribe when they don't let you unsubscribe?

The marketers that continually bombard us with spam are not only irritating, they're plain stupid.
How likely are we to take their offer or cause seriously if they keep sending us the same crap day...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Create a new site or add to an old site?

The practice of building authority sites is becoming ever more popular.
If you already have traffic and a presence on Google you need to build on this.
The more articles you add in these new areas,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Best Solo Ad Provider?

I suppose it depends on what you're trying to achieve - every solo ad list will have been built using different techniques aimed at different groups of people.
Some will respond better to your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 76,815
Posted By David Black 68
Re: All-In-One: Traffic Tips

I think videos are going to be the biggest source of traffic over the next few years - so does Google which is why they wanted YouTube so badly.
An interesting or amusing video focused on the right...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th March 2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,151
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Are these two niches even worth getting into?

Beekeeping is quite a popular niche - if you go for it in a big way try not to get stung.

As for Lucid dreaming, I think you've just got to let your imagination run wild.

Good luck.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 738
Posted By David Black 68
Re: monetize with ad sense before or after traffic

If you're trying to make money from Adsense, get the ads on straight away

Just remember, if you're trying to get your visitors to engage in some other way on your site, you're providing them with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,615
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Spinner - Rewriter?

You may find it hard to write unique articles if you’re busy, I quite understand, but please, spare us from any more spun crap.

Thankfully the practice of spinning articles is dying out, which is...
Forum: Mind Warriors 25th March 2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Best Self Defense Tips For Women

If you go to the bathroom in the middle of the night, make sure you tell your partner where you're going...

http://www.black68.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Lock_out.jpg
Forum: Off Topic Forum 22nd March 2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,890
Posted By David Black 68
Re: To Those Who Are Still Struggling - There Is Hope :-)

Hi Sara

Sometimes when I'm driving round a big city I count all the houses as I go by -
there are thousands, and I think about how many people there are just in one city -
I only need a tiny...
Forum: Social Media 22nd March 2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,638
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Getting traffic from Facebook Groups - Total waste of time?

Thanks Mike, any tips on getting leads from Facebook groups would be much appreciated -
Forum: Social Media 22nd March 2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,638
Posted By David Black 68
Getting traffic from Facebook Groups - Total waste of time?

I’ve been visiting many large Facebook groups to try and get visitors to my website.

I assumed that joining groups with tens of thousands of members would open up a whole new audience of potential...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 649
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Where do I stand LEGALLY?

Well that was one hell of a long paragraph..

I'm afraid the world is full of people who are desperate to make money and many of them would scam you as soon as blink. It's just the way it is....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 597
Posted By David Black 68
Re: How to capture only primary email addresses

Hey Bruce, I think people will just do as they like.

If you offer something of value that they really want and they decide they want to hear from you again, they'll give you their primary email...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,034
Posted By David Black 68
Re: What should I promote with my PR9 site?

I agree that the pagerank shows as 9 and was probably acquired using a 301 redirect.
I'm also sure it's page rank will vanish on the next update.

What I'd like to know is this: Could this site...
Forum: Mind Warriors 20th March 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,891
Posted By David Black 68
Re: How to get rid of Internet & Computer games addiction

Just watch this, I hope it helps:

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ow0lr63y4Mw
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th March 2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 527
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Giving Away Products?

We all want people to sign up and follow us because they like our content or because they think we're bloody marvellous, and some will.

If you post continually good content, people will want to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Can we convert .ca or .in domain into .com domain

Let me clarify what I said above.
You can move your entire site to a new domain. To do this you would have to purchase the new .com domain name and then move the whole site to it.
Once moved,you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th March 2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 637
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Can we convert .ca or .in domain into .com domain

Hi Josh
I've done this before.
I moved an entire .info site to a .com.
I used Backupbuddy to move the whole lot - it worked a treat. Just had to back everything up, download and reload with ftp to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Screen Capture Tools

I use a 12 year old version of Paintshop Pro and it works a treat.
They don't make em' like that anymore!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By David Black 68
Re: (Revealed) How My 2014 Profits Are By Up 600%+ .. List Building Really Does Work!

Hi David - I want to get into solo ads - can you tell us where you go to find these proven buyer's lists? there's so many low quality lists around.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 673
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Your content pushes your brand forward or downward

I agree with Marco that generating content for the sake of getting ranked in Google shouldn’t be the main priority in Internet Marketing.

The web is stuffed full of garbage churned out by...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 17th March 2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,726
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Alex Becker ROI Optimization

I always follow Alex, love his videos, but haven't paid for one of his courses - I'd be interested to know how you get on.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Blog Commenting URL related Tips Needed

Yeah - it's a computer, it doesn't think - the link will go wherever you send it!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,386
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Realistically, does one have to learn PHP and HTML to really be able to succeed?

I know plenty of people that have made massive amounts of money using WP sites and a few plugins - If guys in the third world can join in, great.

I'm sure that bettering yourself by learning...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Domain Name Brainstorm

Just choose something you like.
When someone first came up with names Yahoo, Google, Bing, Bebo and so on.. I bet a few heads were turned. No one had heard of them.
It's what you do with it after...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th March 2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,386
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Realistically, does one have to learn PHP and HTML to really be able to succeed?

I spent years using Dreamweaver to create sites and it certainly helped with my grasp of html and css - can't really understand php and I'm happy to keep it that way.

When I was at school we were...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,326
Posted By David Black 68
Re: How do you create a good autoresponder sequence that balances out content and sales?

Don't over do it!
I get emails from one guy up to 7 times a day, every one trying to sell me something.
He tells me every offer is better than the one before.
I let them keep coming for...
Forum: Copywriting 15th March 2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By David Black 68
Re: A simple way to increase squeeze page conversions

Hi Shawn
I've seen a similar approach on many big site doorway pages - they're just a squeeze page with a simple offer designed to give you little option but to sign up - Take people like Dropbox:
...
Forum: Mind Warriors 15th March 2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,470
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Think and Grow Rich ( Audio Book ) Free

I read this a few years ago on Bob Proctor's recommendation , recently I had another look - it's a great book although very dated now. It's like stepping back in time.
I'm sure most of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th March 2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Registered trade marks

Firstly I'm no lawyer, but I believe this is the answer:
You can use a company name / trademark within your domain name, as long as consumers and people in general, upon seeing your domain or...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th March 2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Question about non .com domains

After .coms, the .net .org and .info all do well - they're found in many search results, as are the .co.uk extensions.
I can't say I've noticed many of the lesser known ones like .ml.
I'm sure if a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 875
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Am I going in the right direction?

If you've written 450 unique articles since September I think you need a medal - I'm impressed. I manage about two a week!
Jan, are you running a business Facebook page alongside your blog?...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th March 2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 76,815
Posted By David Black 68
Re: All-In-One: Traffic Tips

I've found that Facebook ads gets me a lot of traffic.
When I write a new post I add a link to it on my Facebook page, add an enticing picture then pay to boost the post.
I try and narrow the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th March 2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,783
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Do we need to have a blog and a website?

I, like many others, have moved away from a traditional website to the Wordpress platform.
Our first website was designed by a clever php programmer - trouble was, we couldn't easily add content or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th March 2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Why Should I Cloack My Affiliate Links?

Cloaked links may look nicer, but can Google see right through them?
And, whilst we're on the subject - does Google penalize sites that have affiliate links on them?
Forum: Mind Warriors 10th March 2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Coolest Success quote from Donald Trump...

He never drinks alcohol - sadly I think I need it to keep functioning properly!
Having said that, he certainly has the right mind set - even when he was close to being bankrupt he knew he'd get back...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 845
Posted By David Black 68
Re: website title is different from url name will get affect on SEO etc ?

I think its down to you and a bit of common sense.
If you're starting a site on buying stocks and shares and you choose the url "Rubber ducks for kids", you're visitors will think twice before...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th March 2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 733
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Backup of my wordpress blog

What many people don't realize is that backing up the site is the easy part - restoring it is where the trouble starts.
Just because you have certain files backed up doesn't mean you'll find it easy...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Could you help me boil my topic down?

Hi FingerPicker,
Yes, I think I'd stick to anxiety for starters - as William said, it's not a small niche.
The question is, can you produce enough interesting content on the subject?
You don't...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th March 2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Could you help me boil my topic down?

I've had a blog focused on panic attacks in traffic and have been selling the previously mentioned 'Panic Away'. I sold a few but think I'd have been better off focusing on a wider niche.
Focusing...
Forum: Email Marketing 4th March 2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,845
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Email Marketing: What's your best method to build a list fast?

You're right Tyronne, however, the introduction of QR codes is making these offline marketing methods easier to implement - a quick scan of the code and someone can be on your squeeze page almost...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By David Black 68
Re: Where can I build a website before actually having a host or domain?

I used wampserver
WampServer, the web development platform on Windows - Apache, MySQL, PHP (http://www.wampserver.com/en/)
let's you run web applications with Apache2, PHP and a MySQL database as...
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