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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th September 2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 876
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Have you increased your earnings from 2012 to 2013?

My 2013 earnings with IM are already more than I made in 2012, that's mainly due to the fact I had to go back to a J.O.B last year after getting hit and becoming complacent with what was making me...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,282
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Looking for a really good wordpress forum theme

Hi there :)

Does it HAVE to be wordpress for the forum part?

Many of the sites I visit have the forum software and then a wordpress site/blog connected to it and works really well. That way you...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 922
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Have you been asked to quit?

I answered no... but I have been told to go and get some work that pays definite money while I chase for untold riches....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,748
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Dreamweaver Vs. Wordpress

I agree... very different tools... maybe the actual question is HTML v Wordpress?

In that debate I have found time and time again that sites that aren't updated often stay in the rankings better...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 23rd January 2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 780
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Send me $5000 and I'll tell you a secret!

Ah great, you got my email! Let me know when it's sent and I'll send you my secret ;)

Hint: It's to send random spam emails to people and hope they send money for no frickin' reason what-so-ever!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd January 2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,582
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Approaching my breaking point

Best of luck with it man. Sounds like you have got to the point where you smack yourself upside the head and give yourself a good talking to.... a lot of us have been there... sometimes more than...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,010
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Is it wise to buy ready made blog site?

Nothing wrong with asking someone else with a different skill set to do the parts you can't. If that is something as simple as setting up a Wordpress site then there is no shame in that, some people...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 856
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Is Buying a Ready Made Clickbank Product Good For Newb?

There are quite a few plr type products out there trying to sell themselves as a great Clickbank ready product... truth is they may be ready but that doesn't mean they'll do any good...

There are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 693
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Use of the word "Student" in a domain name...

Student in my mind just means I'm going to learn something by doing it... not that I am a student in the 'go to school' sense and I am sure it would mean that to a lot of others too.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th January 2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 881
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Sending your traffic to a squeeze page still working for you?

I still find straight to squeeze pages works fine as long as they are kind of expecting it - like an offer for a free ebook somewhere and they click and have to sign up for it.. seems fine.

If it...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th October 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: When building a squeeze page...

Just my personal preference but I tend to put a disclosure, privacy and disclaimer on mine... sometimes more.. I just make sure they are well below the visible screen so they would have to scroll to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th September 2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 52,417
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: CTR Theme?

I have both of these but not really got many adsense sites with decent enough traffic to test them against each other, not the type of site I have been working with for a while so they are from way...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th September 2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 605
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Question on forum posting

You need to use more than just forum posting if it is back links you are using it for to create a more natural look to the links.

With forum posting as well refrain from throwing links in there...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,694
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Best WP Themes for Flipping

Another option is use Artisteer to make your own themes, easier than it sounds and means you can tailor them to the niche too... I love using it..

Artisteer - web design software and joomla...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,092
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: $50,000 and My Hands Are Shaking Like Crazy

That is an awesome sale, congrats.

I've known a couple of people in the last 12 months selling gaming sites like this... makes me wish I'd kept up the one I had... maybe it's time to blow the...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 25th September 2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,930
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: When is Reseller Hosting Worth it? What is the Best Web Host Reseller?

I have tried a few different hosts and always end up back at Hostgator... mainly for the support but I have never had issues with them, only ever moved as the deal seemed better elsewhere but pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: YouTube changes there Embed code!!!!

You should be able to just put that code straight into your HTML and it will show.

Of course there are parameters such as borders and alignment you may want above what they give but they are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 808
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Amazon and Christmas sites

Any season that involves gift giving does well on Amazon if you are focused on it...

Just a few off the top of my head:

Christmas
Valentines Day
Allergy Season
Super Bowl
Back to School...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,434
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: How Many Facebook Pages per Account?

Pretty sure that at present there are no limits to the amount of pages you can make on an account... whether they bring that in with all the other changes or in the future is another matter though,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th September 2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Manual work in SEO

There is a lot of good info out there to get backlinks for nothing... if you have the time and not the money then it is all doable... put some hours in and you will get results.

As mentioned...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,134
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Checking articles for uniqueness

Crikey... I hope he isn't still looking :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2011, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 686
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Finally Made it to the Warrior Forums

Hi Elizabeth, welcome to the forum!

There are some awesome people here with some awesome ideas... enjoy it and join in.

Look forward to reading your posts as you get more and more addicted! :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 781
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: discouraged

Although this is against what some people tell me I should do (work harder) this is what works for me.

When I am getting down about something not working I just take a time out... I switch off...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th September 2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 861
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: 22 exact searches a month, why bother?

I like this post, it shows that there are different ways to look at promotion... 2 sales at that price is the same as over FIFTY $7 items... and that would take a bunch more effort...

I'm sure it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,369
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: How Many Reviews Do You Read Before Buying A Wso?

I read the thread, and usually skip the reviews, as in my mind the thread itself is more likely to have a true cross reference of the good and bad points. Reviews are too easily manipulated with free...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,931
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Seriously hate OTO after WSO these days

I agree with what quite a few people have said already...

I have no problem with OTO, heck, I use them myself, that is what marketing is about...

What really 'grinds my gears' (cheers Peter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 957
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: This type of marketing just pisses me off

I would take the time to answer this but I've just found out I have won the Nigerian Lottery and I have to go find my bank details to send to the nice fellow who just emailed me and told me about it!...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,585
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: How long did it take you to go full time IM

If all you need is $20 a day to do this full time I honestly think you could get there in a matter of months... that isn't a lot to get and there are a lot of products where you will make twice that...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd September 2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,431
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Hostgator shared server is no longer enough for my blog. What's next?

I'm not sure who told you VPS at Hostgator was slower than shared but I use them and had no major issues.

I haven't the sort of traffic you are talking about though but I do know that the main...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,925
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: SSL Certificate requirements for Facebook Pages!

Hostgator give out a free shared SSL certificates with all shared and reseller plans. You need to know the URL for it but just jump on the live chat and they will tell you what you need to know.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Need help monetizing a Fan Page from you FB Legends

Really simple idea and may have already done it as I can't see your page but are you collecting email addresses from the page?

Although this isn't immediate money it means you have them for any...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th September 2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,084
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: how effective is SEO anymore?

SEO isn't dead at all but a lot more is starting to rely on the social aspect of things, srtuff like the +1 button and comments on your blog are starting to have an affect on your rankings.

Having...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th September 2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,512
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: How to Pick Up Keyword for Amazon Product?

Best way is go to the section you like on Amazon and get the best seller list. Then put the name through Google keyword tool in all the variations you can think of. For example I just went to Amazon...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,429
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Some People Need To Get A Reality Check

I wonder who they got to type that out and send it to you... cause I'm guessing when he tried to send it through his TV remote for the 10th time he gave up.... :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th September 2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Micro Niche Sites -Google Sniper

Are you saying you are using the hosted version of Wordpress, on Wordpress.com?

If you are you really want to use your own domains or your results will be very different to what you are hoping...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th September 2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 883
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: How To Become A SUPERSTAR With The Warrior Forum

I love the WF for the friends and contacts you can make.

It's also very cool that people you respect or know release good stuff are happy to join in and chat or help, connecting with some of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Transcription service?

If you have it, or need it for other things as well then Adobe Soundbooth has a transcribe option for any audio file... not a bad output either.

Bit expensive for a one off though!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,081
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Link Cloaking

E Brian Rose gave away a great, simple plugin for wordpress if you are using it.

Only does the cloaking but sometimes simple is better :)

Free Plugin – EBR Link Camo Link Cloaking Plugin |...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 680
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Get addicted to warrior forum

It's easily done... and the best advice in this thread is to only get things that fit your business model or where you are at with your business.

It's kind of pointless knowing how to make a huge...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th September 2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Squidoo banned topics

A lot of lenses are just forgotten about until something is changed or updated and then it triggers the filters and gets banned... or at least that is what happened to me a while back.

I had one...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,075
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Starting Over

Here is what I would do with little money and the fact you can write well, whether you think you can or not :)

Unfortunately everything takes a little time to start with but then you can outsource...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 15th September 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,014
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Red Pill or Blue Pill ??

The red pill..... because otherwise that would have been one crazy short film... ;)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,544
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Registering a domain with your name.

I grabbed myname.net not long ago so that I can build a brand around it. The .com was taken .

I think if you want to build a name for yourself as a marketer or similar or even if you just want it...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Register a domain name for an year or more for a niche site?

Depends if you have faith in it or not... if you think you will be using it in 12 months time then go for it if it is in your budget.

Personally I tend to get them for 1yr and then when it comes...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Shared or Dedicated Host?

If you are thinking of moving up then go for a VPS first, you may find it handles the extra you need and the cost is a lot less than a dedicated server...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 619
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Too Much Information

I think some people get stuck in a loop but that in a way everyone NEEDS to go through it... it's almost like a coming of age/right of passage thing that IM gives you.... but it can be hard to snap...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: *Same* article posted to *multiple* directories="X", "Y" or "Z"

I'm going to go with Z.

The reason being that the more you have out there, whether it is picked up or not, the more you have for people to bump into.

The more people that bump into your stuff...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,840
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Get articles written or rewritten ?

It can be much easier to write from the starting point of an existing article, sometimes staring at a bright white page with only a blinking cursor on it is enough to kill any creative streak! lol!
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,122
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: How important is Clickbank gravity?

2 schools of thought...

One set say that the higher the gravity the more people fighting for a piece of the pie so harder to get your cut.

The other set say that if the gravity is high it must...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th September 2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,336
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: $100 Day! :D

Way to go!

That is awesome from such a small list, you must be doing something right!

Keep us all posted as would be great to see this grow, it motivates everyone!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th September 2011, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Just finished a major inbox culling... Who do you rate and why?

Good call on the reply to them idea, didn't mention it but that is why several of the names I have on my list have stayed there... off the top of my head Coby, Ryan and Mark D all struck up a convo...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 575
Posted By Alex Copeland
Just finished a major inbox culling... Who do you rate and why?

Hi all,

Just had a bit of a clear out and cancelled my email subscription to a LOT of different marketers lists... feels good I can tell you!

I ended up with a few people that I either...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: domain flipping questions

Depending on the quality of the domain name you could look at eBay as well... not a popular choice but good for getting rid of them quickly, only down side is the nature of eBay means people are...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 29th August 2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,150
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Which Service is the Best for Email Marketing?

They had a couple of server problems not long back but I changed to ImnicaMail from Aweber and apart from that blip they have been great.

They don't have templates etc like Aweber but that means...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th August 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 884
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Am I in trouble?

I had a similar thing happen to me for a Fox Network related site waaaaaay back.

In my case I just took the site down and cancelled it in my registrar and they didn't contact me again.

Not...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 28th August 2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,139
Posted By Alex Copeland
Re: Help with MailChimp or should I try a different service?

If you are doing any sort of affiliate marketing I would recommend moving from MailChimp anyway... they don't really play nice with us marketers and have been know to stop accounts..

Not bad...
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