About MikeLambert
Joined April 2010
Hi my name is Mike
I have been lucky to have a great mentor here at WA and have come a long way from a guy who looked at computers as an alien species. I have numerous articles to my name and a few sales to go with it. I have developed a few websites and many web pages and blogs that appear to be some what popular.

My family has always been my motivating force, a beautiful wife, 3 lovely children and my grandson are my world. I love playing soccer, fishing, and most outdoor activities. I look forward to meeting new people here at WA.

Work hard and WA will work for you! Chat soon.
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike,

Just a little update.
I have now 228 people in my network and with quite a lot of them have been in constant contact be it likes and also messages.
That is why I do not understand the poor results.
First question had 3 people answer
Second question had 10 people.
First post had 13 messages and 16 likes
Second post of which I thought would be a help to many got only
6 messages and 8 likes.
I really think I should concentrate more on my work as I find that my input has been bigger than the feedback.
I would like your opinion on this.
Hope all is well with you and your family, are you planning that trip this year?

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, yes concentrate on adding content to your website this is where you will have the best reward for your time invested. Hope all is well, talk soon Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike,

Just to tell you all is going well, are tackling these categories naming and also the tags, have also put my websites on my profile. Am getting quite a lot of follows lately so the network is growing.A lady here in WA contacted me and liked the mother earths treasures, she showed it to her sister who has a travel site, triptrekee.com, nothing to do with WA. She liked the post trip to Portugal and offered to have it on her site with a link to me. Michael sent it to her as a word document.
If ever we write about other trips she likes to have it, I think that is good news as it is free advertisement.

Wishing you and your family happy Easter days.

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Great news Taetske, I think you have convinced me to Go to Portugal I am thinking in early October we will have to chat and I can get some must sees from you keep up the great work, cheers mike
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laparra1 Premium
Be careful, in October you might get blown off the rocks, do not forget it is the Atlantic, not the Mediterranean.
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MikeLambert Premium
Do you have a suggestion for the best month for trip
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laparra1 Premium
Well, personally I think May or September might be good. It is not the high season, to be avoided and the weather will probably be nice but not too hot. If you are " next door " I will come to say hello for sure.

Hasta Pronto, Taetske
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TimVisser Premium
Mike,
I finally accomplished getting the domain name transferred over to WA and now the real work begins. I have both the about me and privacy page on there as well. Please check the about me page and tell me what you think. I'm still trying to getting use to creating content on my own. I'll have more questions coming as I facing creating some of the content going forward. The name of the domain is adirondackchairsforalloccasions.com. I have done a lot of research and now have to figure out how to put that content out there.
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MikeLambert Premium
Site looks great Tim very clean and tidy I like the black on white text. Lots of people go for lots of colour but I have always found that plain text works the best. I would add your picture to your about me page and maybe even to all of your posts which you can do through appearance in your websites dashboard, its nice when your visitors can put a face behind the site it ads a trust factor.
When you create your first piece of content copy it and put it in a PM for me and I can help you with the SEO part that will help it rank high, keep up the great work looking good, cheers Mike.
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TimVisser Premium
Hi Mike,

I had a a medical issue with my diabetes the last couple weeks and have been unable to accomplish anything until this was resolved. Now it is thank goodness. I am beginning to write my content and will send it to you in the next day or two. I do have a couple of questions. Do I use microsoft word which I started using or do I use wordpress. Also I am thinking ahead on which affiliate or affiliates I may use. I may have a couple I might want to use. How many should you use?

Thanks Tim
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MikeLambert Premium
I hope everything is ok Tim and your Diabetes is under control I know all about it my dad had a bad run with it and I actually got the diagnosed with its few months ago but the doc said I could turn it around with a strict low carb diet which seems to be working. Best advice I have, cut out the carbs as much as that sucks it does work rolled my numbers back big time and I lost 20 pounds in the process in just over a month. Check out the' dietdoctor.com ' great place for info and foods to eat. Anyway I hope things work out and you feel better.
I would use credible good looking merchants you don't have to limit yourself if these merchants sell a good quality but at decent price point that you can see selling that's your criteria, you are in the driver seat Tim. Use Wordpress for all your posts it has an editor built in spellcheck and grammar check so everything you do should be done from your site.
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laparra1 Premium
Good evening Mike,

Today is a good day as this more than irritating problem of not seeing the banners on my website was solved. It had to do with the ad blocker. This last week even the profile photos had disappeared. The websites are nearly ready so now I can concentrate on writing posts have already quite a list for the near future.
Hope you are keeping well, have a nice weekend.

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Great news Taetske, hope you are enjoying the south of Spain, cheers Mike.
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TimVisser Premium
Mike,

I'm having a problem with a charge card I bought through target to transfer my domain name to wa and the transfers pending because I can't get it to accept payment and the money is there. I would be happy to call somebody if i had a number.Thanks Tim
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Tim you will have to pm Kyle or Carson they will help you get it straightened out let me know how it works out
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TimVisser Premium
Hi MikeI think everything is straightened out now. Kyle gave me instructions on how to transfer w/o having to pay anything I believe and it wasn't that hard to do once I did it. Sometime in the next day I should now if the domain name for the site changed over. Once that happens I'll send the link over to you so you can check things over. Thanks Tim
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MikeLambert Premium
Sounds good Tim I look forward to seeing your site and by all means if you need any help I am here!
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TimVisser Premium
Mike,
I sent you a message about an hour or so ago. Ignore that message as I was able to get the name registered through name cheap. Now I just have to transfer the name over to wealthy affliate. the name of the site is adirondackchairsfor all occasions.com. Hope to transfer over tonight when I find the code I need.
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MikeLambert Premium
Sounds good Tim I am glad you got it figured out, took the day to do a little golfing, cheers Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Good morning Mike,

Got my computer back from the clinic-shop. It has now Windows 7 again. Of course Grammarly has disappeared, it now underlines in red for Spanish correction. Then the ? is in the place of _ I donot know what has happened there, this part of the key board is all mixed up, will have to go back to the shop.
I have written emails to all the people I am an Affiliate for, most of them have said I donot have to change links etc. Amazon does want some changes, will do that today.
Get notice that motherearthstreasures is Google indexed but I see it has not yet regained the 20 % of the site trust the old web site had.
In the beginning I went from 3000 to 6500 in one jump, probably due to the fact I was not following. I now spend some 2 hours a day only for reading posts, liking and or answering plus following.
I have worked myself down to 970 in 2 and a half month but is that now so important? I should be writing for my web sites instead, what do you think?

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Yes Taetske, concentrate on producing content for your site this is very important as it will build your authority with Google. Try and produce content twice a week and spread out your publishing of that content.
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laparra1 Premium
Sorry Mike, what do you mean with spreading content? and did you see the waves?

Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
HI Taetske, Just make sure when you publish content on your website you spread them out throughout the week if you publish say one on wed and then one Thursday Google will actually think it is computer generated content which actually hurts your ranking for that content. When I write content for a site I will write like crazy but hold them back and just trickle the posts out one on Monday and another maybe Thursday or Friday.
No Taetske I haven't seen Waves yet sorry, could you drop me a link and I will take a look. Cheers Mike. I did check out both your sites they are looking very nice, how is your content ranking on Google?
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike,

Thank you, I now understand what content spreading means.
On mothereartstreasures there is the post of our trip to Portugal.
Where we talk about the lighthouse on the cliff is the name of that place, Cabo san Vincente, that is the link.

Working with 2 computers I have made a not good discovery which has me worried and also upset me, let's see if I can explain it well.

There is a difference if you look at your page on Google or if you go through WA Google indexed on View details

motherearthstreasures on Google comes on the second page.
On WA it comes first place and page.

Healthyantiagingalternatives cannot be found on Google. I did find on page 4, Stay fit and Healthy etc siterubix.com
On Wa it comes on antiagingalternatives.com but on a completely different looking page. Missing is healthy.

I really do not know what to think of this all.I hope you can throw some light on this mess.

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, all you need to be concerned with is google. A little trick if you want to find a post that you have written and published just do a search in google using quotation marks on both ends so copy and paste the exact title in a google search and put it between quotation marks. Also what you need to know is your computers browser will always show your post a little differently in the indexing because it knows you have an interest in that search.
Don't worry about site health or any of that just focus on publishing content on a regular schedule I have looked at your site and all is like looking good so I feel this is all you need to focus on.
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laparra1 Premium
Good morning Mike,
Taetske's ghost writer Michael here,
I tried to see our "ealthy Antiaging Alternatives website but I got the attached response.

additionally, if Taetske tries the site through Google, she is told (by Google) that the page is not found.

This is a bit problematic. In addition, we have missing banners (but the code for the banners are still present on the TEXT version of our pages.)
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laparra1 Premium
oops, that was Healthy Antiaging Alternatives, not eathy.
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Michael I have had that happen to me but what I found was it usually happens when I am accessing from my iPhone and I don't have secure internet. I did a Google search and had no problem here is your site indexed I also clicked on it and all was fine.
I think it very well is an internet issue and if you are travelling and the internet isn't secure then this may be your issue because all is well at my end.
All images seem to be showing up I would suggest over time trying to balance the site out with something in the right hand side menu if your theme has that capability.
Site looks very good coming along very nicely. I don't see any problems from my end I really think it is an internet or browser issue on your end. Let me know if you are still experiencing issues if you are pull a ticket with support and maybe they can help straighten your issue out everything looks good here so I am leaning to browser/Internet issue.
Great domain name choice by the way, that's going to be a winner for you just try and get a few more pictures in your posts and make sure when you do that you attach your url to them. You can do this in "add an image" where it say add url you simply copy and paste your url in there and that image may be picked up with your url in Google plus this allows you to pin that image to a Pinterest board if you have created one.
I did a quick critique of one of your posts while I was on your site. I looked at "Roundup's Health Risks".
I attached a keyword search which shows you should have ranked well for this topic given that the QSR score is very low but you didn't so this is what we need to work on to get traffic to your website.
1) Make sure you have your keyword phrase a few times in your first paragraph. Use Roundup more often in your post.
2) Use headings more often to define different topics in your post such as....
The hazards of using Roundup
Why round up is a poor choice for vegetation control
Why is Roundup harmful to people
Roundup's health risk to pets
When you set a post up you want to really want to naturally put emphasis on your keyword and also rank for related keywords. Your first paragraph is crucial to getting your message across to Google and from there they will rank it accordingly.
Here is an article that I just published and ranked first page under a few different keyword arrangements. Have a look and use this style of format, this will help your posts rank higher. Leave me a comment on the post if you don't mind, comments are content that Google loves. https://avoidonlinemarketingscams.com/affiliate-blogger-pro-worth-a-try
For this review I ranked first page for affiliate blogger pro, affiliate blogger pro review and affiliate blogger pro platform.
P.S if you click on the image of affiliate blogger pros logo you will see I have linked that image to my site.
Have a great day and keep up the great writing Michael just a few little tweaks to get it ranking better, cheers Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike,

Thank you for all the info, very helpful. I will pep up that article as you have suggested. I went to your page to read about this other
Affiliate program. I wrote a comment and filled in my details and clicked send. The text disappeared but the details stayed, strange.
Should I go there again and rewrite?

Have a nice Sunday, Taetske
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laparra1 Premium
I did go back to your site and saw my comment was there and also read your answer.
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MikeLambert Premium
That's great thank you Taetske. What happens with a comment is it will stay in limbo until I approve it. I left a comment on your site you should get notified by Wordpress that you have a post waiting moderation. If you didn't it means my post automatically got posted which you don't want, you always want to have the ability to moderate your post. People post and leave their link on your site hoping to get back links to their site I usually edit out their website name.
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laparra1 Premium
Yes, I saw that and we replied.
The 2 Roundup stories have been added on at the start of the article, made it a bit more dramatic as after all it is a drama. Will also add a nice photo of the 100 ecological orange trees plus look if some more color can be added here and there. We found this sidebar you were talking about, trying to figure out how to use it.

All the best, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Great Taetske, keep up the great effort and follow through.
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laparra1 Premium
Good evening Mike,

Well, Michael was successful, we are com and the sites were transferred. To tell you the truth it was a tick frightening I must say but all is well. Don't forget to look at the video of Cabo san Vincente when you have a moment, impressive waves!
Thanks for all the help till now. We will have to make some minor changes to the sites and then really start doing Course 2. Of course will also notify all the current advertisers of going com.

Regards, Taetske
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike,

We have been looking at the available com and this is the result.
earthtreasures and antiagingalternatives are not available.
What about the following changes:
motherearths-treasures
motherearthstreasures
mothernatures-earthtreasures
mothernaturesearthtreasures

antiaging-alternatives

With a - looks more readable don't you think?
If we register under one of these different names can we then change it also on the web site without a problem?

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, I personally like motherearthstreasues, I don't like the use of hyphens in a domain they offer these just as a money grab and you know there are other domains that have no hyphens and you absolutely want a .com.
Yes you can just simply change the name of your site you will just need to follow the procedure of pointing the DNS to your website which is all explained when you do the domain selection. It's an easy process if done through WA.
Have a great day Taetske.
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laparra1 Premium
Hello Mike, Michel here,
We have registered the following names:
motherearthstreasures.com
healthyantiagingalternatives.com

Now I am working to build the sites. However, you said it was easy if done through WA. I am not sure I follow how to do this.
Right now I am on the dashboard of one of the dotcoms. Do I close this and go to WA to transfer the siterubix site to the new site?

Michael
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laparra1 Premium
Good morning Mike,

Thank God I see the website is back again and it is the new one. We did not change to a com, Michael chose a new theme which had a better layout and transferred the content of the site to this new one. The old one we had did not give the text in broad and neither did it show the posts as separate. The new one is much better and the background photo is also not cut off at the bottom so the total photo is bigger. The only thing that still remains is the 20% frequency, that had changed to 30% but I can live with that.
This was a "susto" shock as we really thought everything had disappeared, well, it had for awhile.
Thanks for your help.

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
I am glad all is well, that can make the heart jump up into your mouth. WA is a great platform for hosting your website they back your site up daily so you know there is always a way to retrieve it if something goes wrong.
When I first started I wrote a post which believe it or not took me the whole day, started in the morning and finished when it was dark out, guess what? Forgot to save and lost it all, well I had an out of body experience, never did get it back but I learned a valuable lesson, save on a regular basis, lol.
I would look into getting earthtreasures.com someone might scoop it on you and you will have to change your website name, not to mention it's nice to build that relationship with Google and not get stuck with all this content under a website name that isn't yours, talk soon Taetske.
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike,

Thank you for your message 4 days ago. My little computer is in the clinic=shop to get a total cleaning. Had a virus lately, that might have also been the reason why I could not see some links and banners on the website when Michael could see it on his computer. The young man in the shop will also put me back to Windows 7 which was meant for that computer anyhow. I never had any fun with Window 10, it kind of installed itself. I miss my Grammarly on Michael's computer, hope to be back to "normal" on Monday/Tuesday.
Please have a look at the video about the Cabo. we put on the post about Portugal, I think it is really espectacular!
The ET website now has 9 pages and 4 posts and I would like to go com, what do we have to do?
I hope you will have a nice weekend.

Greetings from the south of Spain, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske I look forward to taking a peek!
Going .com is a very simple process. You can purchase you domain name right here at WA if you wish, costs roughly $14 a year town a domain. Just go to websites and hosting and you will see a link to register a domain. Have a great weekend Taetske.
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laparra1 Premium
Good evening Mike,

Michael wrote you this desperate message and I am on the verge of crying I can tell you. As you told us in the past that the text was narrow when Michael changed the theme with the new layout the text got broad and we could also make visible posts, we made 2.
When I looked the website had gone from 20%frequency to 30% so that was good. As Michael said we got in and out of the new website without a problem, changing things here and there. Now suddenly when you want to login it does not function, it has gone down to 20% frequency again but it does say we have 9 pages and 2 posts like on the new website. We are worried that we cannot find it anymore and all the work of some 2 months is lost.
Also when we look on Google it does not show up anymore but it did in the past. Where is it?

Help, Taetske
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laparra1 Premium
Hello Mike,
Mich1111ael here.

Taetske and I have been working on one of our web pages all day and we thought it was getting very close to being done.
But now, it is not available. We cannot access it.
When we try to login, the address bar chances to reflect the following;

http://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/login/earthtreasures.siterubix.com/admin/-/RTcyivO7jiLaciOfbz5fX0slGlMtJ49q1_e-fv7P0BrNu-x-SFSMM1E53PnPx6s9xy9cwUs8zPYPDbBiKNqZSg

We had changed the theme of the site and also made some modifications to the page but it all went well and we could go back and forth to view it and update it. Now it is not available.

We know WA recognized it because after our updates, WA indicated that it had gone up to 30% publishing and now it is back to 20 % publishing. WA recognizes it is there, but we cannot access it.

Help.!!!!!!



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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, don't panic all will be fine, your site is backed up on a regular basis and support can usually pull stuff back if needed I know this type of stuff has happened to me in the past for whatever reason. As long as you saved when editing it will be there somewhere. I noticed the link you left me has siterubix in it but you should be on your own domain now http://earthtreasures.com
When you choose a premium theme because you are entitled to one as a premium member you need to purchase your own domain at that time which is roughly $14 a year that way you own that domain which will usually be a .com domain. What happens then is you drop off WA's sub domain siterubix and then go under yours that way if you ever want to transfer it you can, it's yours you own the rights to that name. This could be your issue, you should be under http://earthtreasures.com not http://earthtreasuressiterubix.com.
Support can help with this if that's your issue so don't worry your work will still be there I am sure.
Support has the ability to look at your site form the backend something I can't so pull a support ticket and they will fix you up. Let me know how you made out, talk soon.
I just clicked on earthtreasures.com and it looks like you haven't purchased that domain yet so you will want to do that for sure then no-one else can take your registered name.
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laparra1 Premium
A warm hello from the south of Portugal Mike, thank you so much for the help. To me, it remained Greek of course but Michael could luckily work with your information and so that problem was solved.

Zenox is a bit demanding and now wants us to present a business plan, we are working on that. When that is completed we can finally sign up with them.Then we will have Zenox, ShareaSale, and CJAffiliate, do you think that is enough?

I was lovely to meet my friends on 2 days, you know it is only 500 km from where I live and could not lose that opportunity to see them. The weather has been good but very windy, no wonder we are on the Atlantic. Today we went along the coast, going West, till you could go no further. Impressive sight I must say with a lighthouse on the cliff.

Hope you are keeping well, regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, sounds like you are having a great time enjoy every minute of your getaway.
Yes I think you have enough but you are in the driver seat and merchants are scrambling for affiliates just like you, your websites will be a valuable tool for some merchants for sure as you build out your content and your exposure and ranking power grows. You are on the right track and I only see great things for you.
I am glad Michael figured it out even after I looked at what I had written I was wondering if I could have done a better job explaining it but for the life of me couldn't find a simple way to articulate what needed to be said, give Michael a high five for me!
Keep in touch and enjoy your stay in Portugal, cheers Mike.
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Hey Mike! I'm glad my searches led me to the article you posted about other internet scams. I have looked a long time for a legit internet engine that would put me in position to use it as a means to increase my income. I didn't want a get rich quick scam or anything that didn't require work be done. Nor did I want anything that required a lot of unnecessarily long work with minimal reward. So I thank you for that article and I look forward to your advice and guidance. Take care!
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Daniel I am also glad you made your way to WA I look forward to working with you, have a great day Mike
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laparra1 Premium
Good morning Mike,

I am having trouble with an affiliate Taetske has identified and thinks would be a great fit for one of the websites. We are trying to get accepted by Zanox marketplace and have done everything until we get to their request to "Verify Your Ad Space." We are asked the following;
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Verify Your Ad Space

To verify your site, you will need to use one of the two methods described below. Once you have completed method 1 OR method 2, please click "Verify Site" to complete the process.

Method 1: HTML Meta Tag

Insert the following tag into the head section of the index file at:
http://www.earthtreasures.siterubix.com

<meta name="verification" content="1c38440ddf6df74c71f56f826ae0bc8d" />

Method 2: HTML Verification File

You must have access to the root of your domain to use file based verification.
Download this HTML verification file [1c38440ddf6df74c71f56f826ae0bc8d.html] and upload to http://www.earthtreasures.siterubix.com/
Confirm success by visiting http://www.earthtreasures.siterubix.com/1c38440ddf6df74c71f56f826ae0bc8d.html

Once you have completed one of these methods, please click the Verify Site button.
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I do not know where to import the /1c3....c8d text.
Can you help?

Michael
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Michael I think in this case you will want to use method one.
From your Admin portal, simply navigate to Appearance --> Editor, then click on Theme Header (header.php).

If you have been instructed to add the code to the head of your site, find the </head> tag and place your code on the line before that tag.

If you have been instructed to place the code at the beginning of the body of your page, find <body tag and place your code on the line after that tag. Some times you will see <body> other times it can be something similar to <body <?php body_class(); ?>>, Which ever way it is, make sure you place the code on the line after the closing > symbol.

If you have been instructed to place your code after the body click on Theme Footer and find the </body> tag. Place your code after this tag.
I know this sounds greek because it does to me but go into admin and then appearance to editor and follow the instructions laid out here, let me know how you make out, talk soon Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Sorry Mike, I am slow sometimes, the bull remember. First of all, I forgot to say that when I read that you liked the websites it gave a real boost. Second, it seems I keep forgetting to " like " your messages to me, I will do so now as it is about time.

Thanks for all the help, regards, Taetske
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike, hope you will have a nice Sunday with the family. Thank you for your 2 messages, the second one was really long, will try to answer all plus will have a question or 2.
We are going away till the 17/3 and then we will bite into it again.
On the list is: start doing course 2 and become a .com. Do you think I should do the lessons first? might take awhile or become a .com as soon as possible?
Now when I am a . com do I have to notify the companies/people to which I have become an affiliate of this change?
Are now trying to get some photos with the posts. To scroll down and see the last 10 posts well that we have not figured out yet.
EarthTreasures does not admit posts, I do not know why.

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske happy Sunday,
it really is just a push of a button to register a .com site which you can do here under websites and hosting with the help of WA support. Hopefully your website manes are available as a choice as a .com I am sure they will be. After your sites are registered as a .com yes you will have to change your status with your affiliated vendors because your website name will be different, minus the siterubix and the addition of the .com.
You should make sure you go through the getting started course so that you have all the basics in place but it really looks like you have a pretty good handle on things so just skip through the material and pick up anything you feel you need to concentrate on.
Have a great vacation and I will talk to you when you get back, cheers Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike, are you perhaps on a little trip as I have not heard from you? This post which was only visible on Search we have taken out and added it to a page.

Here comes a question as strange things are happening.

Suddenly some of the banners have disappeared when I look at one of the websites with my computer Windows 10.
When Michael looks , he has Windows 7, the banners are there.
Can this please be explained to somebody who is being driven nuts by technology?

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, yes that will happen from time to time and I believe it has something to do with your browser, ask the question in the community to double check I am sure there are many who have experienced that issue. The fact that Michael can see them means it's something on your computers end but I will also have a look at your site to see if I notice anything. Normally I get notified if someone needs my help but I now see your question here which is odd, I will have a look right now and get back to you.
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laparra1 Premium
Good evening Mike,

I would like to ask you if you could have a look at the 2 websites.
earthtreasures.siterubix.com
antiagingalternatives.siterubix.com
On the antiaging one there was no problem to put a post. It appeared on the main page under the photo.
With earthtreasures there was a problem. It was written and published but we cannot find it on the website
If we go to search, up on the top right and type in Thinking then it appears on the website, but what visitor will do that, any suggestions.? lt is also strange that when that post comes the link is not a link anymore and the setup has changed.
When you have looked and given us your ideas I think I would like to click on comments and feedback but of course only if you think I am that far.

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Your Earthtreasures site is very nice Taetske, all your pictures were there and all your links work quite nicely. Your layout is good but I feel you need to put your headings at the top of your post and all the content underneath, your text looks off centre to the right of your page and it should be in the middle of the page. I am now off to checkout your other site, talk soon.
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MikeLambert Premium
Ok checked out your anti aging alternatives which also looked very nice. So here is my critique and a few things I suggest.
1) You are a premium member therefor you shouldn't be on site rubix anymore you should get your own .coms for your sites that way you own them and can transfer them at any time if you wish. When your under site rubix you are on what is called a sub domain which is WA's this isn't a big deal and easy to transfer to your own domain just go through support and they will guide you through the simple process.
Having a premium membership gives you access to hundreds of premium themes that have so much more capabilities which you want utilize.
Before you get your new themes which are free you will need to purchase your domain names ( website names) which you can get through WA for roughly $14 a year then you own the rights to your websites name, make sure you get a .com they hold more weight with Google. You will be able to look at all the themes and decide which ones have the look you want all your content will just slide over to your new themes.
2) Headers for your posts should all be in h1 or h2 fonts and bold this will make them stand out.
3) if you have a side menu you should list your latest 10 posts and set your blog up so it is a scrolling blog, in other words it will always show your 10 latests posts.
There than that you are really off to a great start and your content looks very good and you guys have really got a handle on the links and adding images.
You guys are well on your way and all we need to do is a little tweaking get you onto premium themes with your own domains and all this tech stuff will be far behind you all you will be doing going forward when those few structural things are done is keep adding content.
Another reason you want your own domain is so that Google will start identifying with your domain name and you will start building your authority with Google. Everything you are building is yours you just want to maintain full control over it and that's why you want your own registered domain names.
I really like what I am seeing Taetske and going forward I now have something to critique when needed. Keep me in the loop and make sure when you get things transferred over that you let me know so I can give you a quick critique. Once we have that main structure in place you will find things really fall into place and the tech stuff disappears. Talk soon Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Thank you Mike for your long and detailed message.
One website has 9 pages but no posts yet.
The other one has 4 pages and it's first post.
We would like to put some posts on the side of a page but it actually came up under the photo of the front page, I love tecnology as you know, grrr.
I will digest all of your info and will work towards it.
I listen to your advice and have followed my total network, got already 2 messages on which I of-course answered.

Regards, Taetske
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laparra1 Premium
Good evening Mike,

Just a little question. I told you in a past message that I was over-
wehlmed by all the "Follows ". The person who had sent a message I ofcourse would answer. I have not done anything incase of somebody just clicking only Follow. Should I still follow back even if it is time ago?
I had 13 pages on my first website and that made me 100% on frequency. I have deleted 4 pages as they had no content anyhow and now I am back to 60%, how is that?
Still putting dots on some I's, you know what I mean.
This really has been no winter, days of 20 C, spring is here.

Regards, Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, you don't have to follow anyone if you don't want to it's totally up to you. I encourage people to follow members because if you ask a question in the community what happens is everyone that you follow and that follows you get notified right away and that gives your questions quite a broad audience, everyone has different skill sets and you may benefit from their expertise.
You are on a very good pace with your site Taetske, just remember that you really don't need that many pages per say just the main structure of your site should be pages such as, privacy, about me, affiliate disclosure and maybe a few other static pages the rest should be published or set up as a post.
So when you start writing content on a certain topic that you want to explore on your website they should all be posts that way you can organize these posts under categories and it keeps topics nicely organized for your readers, helps them navigate your site with ease.
For example if I was exploring high blood pressure I would set up a category that may look like "ways to lower high blood pressure naturally" under this category I would explore topics like
lower blood pressure naturally with cinnamon.
lower blood pressure with oregano.
Eat good fats to lower blood pressure.
When a person is directed to your website through one of these posts they will see a lot more info all nicely organized all they do is wave their cursor over the heading and all your posts will drop down.
This is how you slowly build out a website and before you know your site will have hundreds of posts and amazing ranking power with Google.
You will notice I also used lower blood pressure in all my posts, this would be my main keyword phrase and everything else that goes with will help me rank under also.
So if you were to have a health blog for example you would end up with categories such as :
lowering blood pressure
How to lower blood sugars
Stop hair loss
manage stress
These are just a snippet of what I would start with and there are tons of variations under every category.
I a just using health because I am off to the gym and my body is already hurting so it was the first thing that popped into my mind lol but this structure of building out categories is what you ultimately want. Take your niche and build out one category at a time until Google sees you as an authority in that category and then move on to the next that way you get the best ranking power for your website.
I hope that helps and doesn't confuse you but it is pretty straight forward, cheers Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Mike,

You have not heard from me for awhile, we have been ever so busy. Trying to sign up for various affiliate programs. I had a hickup with my little computer which has Windows 10, it would get blocked half way the signup page. A real waste of time I must say. Luckily Michael has Windows 7 and there it would function. Some people have their own affiliate programs so signing up there is not difficult. We also have come upon 2 Compagny's, CJ Affiliates, this one I find somehow complicated and an other one ShareASale. This one I find much easier to understand, specially for a nubie like me. My 1e website has now 10% Site Trust so something is happening. When do you think it is appropriate to
request Website Comments?
Hope all is going well on your side. Here this winter is being mild, happy to also get some rain days, my orange trees were glad.

Regards Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, both affiliate marketplaces are very good I belong to both myself. You can ask for website comments anytime going forward. Drop me a link to your website and I would be happy to take a look and drop you a comment or two, hope all is finding you well, have a great day.
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Kronzkruzr1 Premium
I wanted to ask you your thoughts on Lead Lighting I found your review on them the day I came on here you were telling that it was not a Scam at the entry level but not to upgrade as it would get to expensive in the long run the Question was would you think it would be beneficial to use it to help generate Traffic to help me sell the WA product/Training course to help me get started strong as I have been out of work for a month and will be out of cash soon if I don't get this going strong in 1 way or other
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MikeLambert Premium
I honestly don't think it will be of benefit for the simple reason Lead lightning is basically set up as a funnel to get you into buying into the power lead system and its tool suite.
From my perspective Lead lightning wouldn't be a bad product to sell do to it's appealing price point but like I say in my article you should have internet marketing experience first then promote it. You could build your website and promote Lead Lightning using what you learn here that's what I would do.
Think about how much money I could make if I did a positive review on my site and was an affiliate? It would be a pretty easy sale for me but only because I have a site and the training to promote it, see where I am going with this, that's an example of how you make really good money online.
Those are my thoughts, learn IM first free then start promoting products like Lead Lightning if you like. The product itself doesn't do anything for me, but the cheap price point sells the program, got you interested right? Lots of people just like you Robert. Your on a free membership build a site that promotes Lead Lightning, basically the reverse of what you are thinking but more realistic and try and sell some memberships.
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Kronzkruzr1 Premium
Thank you
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laparra1 Premium
Hi Mike, had some real frustating time trying to sign up for 2 people's affiliate marketing. Got stuck on the W9, found out it has to do with paying tax in the US. Anyhow got an answer back on my email asking for help. There was a W8 formular included so now can continue. Will keep that W8 at hand because all these people will ask for it. In the mean time my car had a hickup and is in the garage, never a dull moment
Hasta Pronto, Taetske
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KarenBC Premium
Hi Mike - when you have time, would you be able to take a look at my site so far? http://benefitsofefttapping.com/ I'm on course 2, lesson 6 so still have a ways to go.
I am hoping that at some point Kyle talks about how we add banners and footers as it's looking a little bland or maybe I'm supposed to figure that out based on the website design with Wordpress?
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MikeLambert Premium
I am just driving down island at the moment but I will deffenitly have a look tomorrow morning and give you my input, have a nice evening Karen
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Karen, the site looks amazing! Your content is great, your about me is great I literally can't pick it apart, yes it may seem a little bland but once you get a few posts going it will fill up nicely. You will also in time add your affiliated programs or offers as widgets in your side menu which will add a lot of color but what you will find it isn't the color or style that sells people it is the message that you create in your posts and your content.
If anything I would use more headings for paragraphs and keyword rich headings in your posts like...
ETF is instrumental for weight loss at any age
How ETF can help curb your appetite
ETF helps neutralize emotions
These are just a few headings that I would have used in your post. What this does is breaks up your content and at the same time optimizes your post for SEO , you will probably rank for some of these keyword phrases because they are all relevant to your post.
I would also suggest adding a few relevant pictures to go with the headers.
These are just minor things that will help your posts rank. You have a great website structure, now all you need to do is just keep adding content and your traffic will come and the you can start linking to an affiliate offer or offers.
Great job Karen you are well on your way to creating a very nice online business. Give me a holler when you get your next post done, try and incorporate what I said and I will critique it for you talk soon Mike.
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KarenBC Premium
Thanks Mike - is there someone at WA who helps with tech questions? I am super confused about my email. I'm trying to set up a Gravatar and I have no idea where they would have sent the confirmation email. I used my admin@benefitsofefttapping.com but where that email goes, I have no idea! It's not in the the WA inbox. I'm not a techie by any stretch and trying to find the answers under the search box is daunting at best - too many answers to too many questions!!
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MikeLambert Premium
Yeh I get it I am not a techy type either, your "admin benefits of " should just get re routed to your personal email which you set up under "user" on your websites dashboard and then go into profile and just make sure you hit save when you are done profile. where it says email required make sure that is your personal email, this is the same place where you add your image for your gravatar.
You will also need to go into settings and click on discussion and check the box the allows avatars under the avatar heading.
I can probably help with this one if you still get stuck.
To find the techy types just scroll through some of the techy questions and see what ambassador seems to feel comfortable answering them, I think that "Marion black" seems to be active in this area.
To ask a question on here profile just type marion in on the search bar and her profile will come up click on that and ask on her profile.
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KarenBC Premium
Okay, still not getting it so will try Marion. If I hit a wall on this Gravatar/email thing, just to confirm WA doesn't have any formal tech help at all?
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Karen, yes WA does have support for your website functions. When you go into website and hosting look up on your right you will see site support you can give that a try.
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laparra1 Premium
Good morning Mike, My first webswite has improved " it's Health"
it has now 10 pages and we are busy filling it with content. The second website is still with only 3 pages. I have written a long " about me " and am now making the general info with sub divisions. As I told you some time ago, I have it in my head but it takes time to make it visible on a website. This Taurus lady is slowly advancing. I have now learned how to edit so I can redo a content by myself. Michael is a big help. Next will come highlight, paste and copy, all this is new to me. I think I want to have both websites ready before we start with the Progress Course 2. As my life is not boring with a lot of things to do and writing and revising content takes up most of my time. By the way what zodiac sign are you? ( female curiousity ofcourse.)
Regards Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
I am a sagittarius Taetske. You are on the right track Taetske, content and more content is the key to getting traffic which you can turn into sales, that's the essence of internet marketing. You have a really good start and you are well on your way. I know life is busy but if you can write two posts a week you will have over 100 posts at years end and a website that has lots of traffic and sales to go with it, keep up the good work, have a great day Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Thank you Mike for your message. We continue to work with 2 computers side by side, I struggle with the tecnical part of building. Even Michael still had problems with making the 2e website. Kyle advised to not use a personal photo as background as it may distract from the message you want to convey. I personally disagree as I think we found 2 lovely photos which somehow reflect the theme of the site very well. We are busy writing the different texts, signed up for pay pal and wanted to add the first link of a affiliate contract. We were not accepted as not being an URL, Michael thinks it was due to not typing the name ,starting with http://. We will try again.
Regards Taetske
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laparra1 Premium
Hi Mike, I have just become Premium, let's see how it goes.
Am working at my 2 websites, have named Michael my Gost writer, he seems to like it and it saves me time to not have to correct all my mistakes, afterall English is not my mother tongue.
Regards Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Good for you Taetske, great that you have Michael there to help, need anything don't hesitate to ask, cheers Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Hi Mike, I have been given some extra days so now I can write you this little message.
Today I start redoing the lessons with 2 computers on. I hope that will help as I am not feeling confident with all the tecnical stuff I have to do. My website is beautiful - in my head.
Regards Taetske
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Taetske, once you get past the building a website stage it will get much easier, it becomes all about adding content to your website and really that's it. Keep it simple and take your time, no rush, let me know if you need any help, talk soon Mike.
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laparra1 Premium
Mike, just a little note to say thank you for your help and also say goodbye, only for the moment. We will speak again soon.Did lesson 9, I only understood the first part so will repeat the bit about private policy.
Wish you all the best and Hasta Pronto, Taetske
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laparra1 Premium
Hi Mike, we are immersed into number 8 and have come to the point where we add 3 empty pages to our website, this should appear above our title but it doesnot. we have repeated many times but it doesnot become visible. We go to the pages menu/all pages and all 3 pages appear there but are not transfered.What are we missing?
Regards Taetske
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JeffG21 Premium
Hi Mike...I hope to hear more about your experiences in the coming days and weeks ahead. Although I am comfortable around a computer as a video editor and and online consumer I have so much to learn about internet marketing and I am eager to start. Look forward to the journey. All the best to you!
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Hey there, Mike. I saw your post on my profile about having additional information when choosing a niche. I just completed Lesson 3 and have a niche idea, but I'd like the additional help. Can you send it to me? And in your personal opinion, should I upgrade to a premium membership? Thanks for your help!
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Alan, here is the link to a guide I use to help newcomers. You might find it useful but if you have a niche idea then it might not be that useful, have a look anyway and if you have any questions or want to run your niche by me I can dig into it a bit for you, here's the link http://avoidonlinemarketingscams.com/niche-market-finder-niche-selection-made-easy
As far as going premium I would go premium when you are ready, get as much out of the free membership as you can, you can transfer your site to a premium theme when you are ready, no rush. The nice part about premium is your site will become your own .com and you will register your own domain name which will help you rank down the road, but there is no rush.
Get your niche locked down and find your affiliate relationships, get that all set up and then make that decision, eventually you are going to want to upgrade so you have your own domain instead of the siterubix subdomain, but that's not an critical thing at this time.
Let me know how you make out and by all means don't hesitate to run stuff by me, talk soon Mike.
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Ali-M Premium
Dear Mike, how are you?) Hope you are fine and everything is great with your business progress ). I've recently followed you in WA.

My site is about technology and since I've started to build my network, I would like to have you in my network and your following back )
Here is my links and I would be happy to have you in my social networks too (If you like of course : ) ). Also if you leave me your social network links; I'll be able to following you back.

Here is mine:
Google: https://plus.google.com/+AliMonajemi
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Digital-World-Guru-847606122036894
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ali_monajemi

I also would be happy to have your comment on one (or more ;) ) of my posts and I appreciate it if spend a couple of minutes and take a look at my site and leave your comment on any of my posts that you're interested in. I'll do you a favour in return if you like : )
My website: digitalworldguru.com

Wish you great success in your online business,

Best,
Ali
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Amber1991 Premium
Hi Mike,

I went though lesson 3 and am lost on trying to come up with a Niche for myself. Some of my initial thoughts were pet care, but more specifically dog or cat care, or possibly children's books. If you could let me know your thoughts or additional information that I can look at to help make a decision. Thanks,

Amber
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janbey Premium
Hi Mike,
Came across you on someone else's profile and thought I'd drop by and say hello!

I'm Age, married to my beautiful wife have two great sons of widely different ages and love working on the net and totally love football (soccer).

I wish you well on your continued journey with WA, drop by any time.

All the best
...Age...
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MikeLambert Premium
Nice to meet you Adrian, I am also a soccer enthusiast, I don't watch too much other than the world cup these day but played at a pretty high level for many years, hamstring issues is the only reason I stopped in my early 50's or would still be playing at some level. Good luck with the internet thing, cheers Mike.
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janbey Premium
Hi Mike,

Thanks for your reply, what teams did you play for during your time as a player?

I played local league football and loved it but finished earlier than I wanted due to a nasty cruciate ligament injury. I was desperate to still be involved on the pitch so became a ref and really enjoyed it and then became a youth team manager, which was also enjoyable.

Regards
...Age...
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MikeLambert Premium
I played for numerous teams in the 1rst division and premier league in british columbia Canada for many years then as time went on and my speed went with it I played men's league with many of my old premier mates which was really fun until the hamy issues started to show up. I also coached my kids at all levels for many years which is all done now. One went on to be a sports an athletic therapist working with local university teams.
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blakedanica Premium
Hey there Mike,
I don't know what to do. I'm trying to upgrade and i keep being directed to the Kyle's premium information video. I have literally watched this video like 15 times. I have asked the live chat-whom are super nice and helpful-but for some reason the link works for everyone else but me. It just sends me to the video and that is where everything ends. I clicked on the 'website support' link and that sent me to the upgrade video! I don't know if it's my computer or what but I am so frustrated. What do I do? Where do I go for help from here? I want to go forward but don't know how. I'm about 2.5 seconds from blowing my stack and the computer meeting an untimely death
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Seanzi Premium
Hey Mike I do have a question...what produces more results:
a) a site that concentrates on one affiliate product or
b) a business site that is full of info on my niche with many different avenues/opportunities for generating income?
I'm leaning towards "b" as I think people naturally love choice.
Let me know what you think?
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Sean, Yes (b) is the choice you would want to concentrate on.
The main thing I feel is not to go to broad but find that sub niche that you can develop, what I mean by that is, if you for instance do a website on general health for example I feel that you are up against stiff competition and it will take forever to rank your material. What you want to do is narrow it down to natural health, health with herbs, holistic health that sort of thing from that point what you want to do is pick one topic in your niche and totally saturate that topic with content.
I would in a case like this hit say
lower blood pressure, completely own that topic with your content, next I would hit colon health, you get where I am coming from you can do this with any niche whether it be crafts, pet health, etc.
I see what you are saying with choice but that will happen over time you never want to start off with a lot of choice you want to be the expert on a certain topic then move on, you have to remember there could be millions of people just looking for info on blood pressure for example. Just substitute your own niche and break it down into categories and totally develop that category that way your content will rank much higher and you will get the traffic that goes with that rankin.
If you spread yourself out what will happen Google won't view you as an authority in any given category for a long long time because you will be skipping to new topics all the time I have discovered this over the years that's why I write on set categories and once I start ranking high within that category I move on to the next topic and then you can flip back and forth if you like.
All this time you are still making sales and really building out your site and in the end you have what you are looking for a website that is a wealth of knowledge, tons of sales opportunities from many categories.
That should be your plan focus on one topic in your niche build it out watch your ranking results and repeat that process over and over again, hope that helps, let me know your thoughts, cheers Mike.
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Hey Mike,

I've decided to go with the niche of home recording. To elaborate: I am a musician and I have a basic home set up where I can record several instruments (live and digital) without any outside support. I feel this is a great incentive for musicians who do not have access to other musicians/ want to record their own ideas without an outsider hourly fee in the studio.

I've decided to go with the name ontherecord.wordrubix.
I've only started working on the site. Any advice will be very helpful. I do plan on getting the upgraded membership to WA soon.

Best,
Luciano
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Luciano that sounds like a great idea would you become an affiliate for home recording studio programs and ebooks. I did a search earlier and found quite a few affiliate programs that you can apply to all you have to do is punch in home recording affiliate programs and check them out.
If or when you go premium make sure your website name is available as a .com you want to register as a .com it holds more ranking power with Google in my opinion.
Keep me in the loop as to your progress and if you need any help, cheers Mike.
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CarlD21 Premium
Mike Lambert Here's my website can you please look at my website and tell me what I need to do to finish my website so I can get some sales for WA and go to Amazon and become an affiliate for Amazon also! Thank You for any help Mike Lambert I really appreciate it!

http://carlyourdomain.siterubix.com/
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MikeLambert Premium
Will do Carl
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MikeLambert Premium
Hi Carl had a look the first thing you need to do is get your own domain name you shouldn't be under siterubix anymore that is for free members what you need to do is choose a domain name then a theme I would look at the iconic 1 theme it is very easy to work with.
By getting your own domain you will always own your website and you can transfer it anywhere you want and the themes you get to choose from as a premium member are much more advanced with way more capabilities. here's one of my sites it's an iconic one theme and this is what you will be building if WA is your niche.
http://avoidonlinemarketingscams.com/
You don't have much on your site and they can transfer this to your new site. As a premium member you should be taking advantage of this. Let me know how you make out, first thing is choose a domain name for your site you can get one here at WA and then the site set up is all done at the same time. If you choose an iconic theme I am familiar with that theme and I can help you through setting it up, talk soon Mike, any questions just ask!
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MikeLambert Premium
Looking at your site Carl you will need to choose a niche. If it is WA your website name is great I would look at buying that domain and then you own it, this is very inexpensive $14 a year. Once you have this you can really build a brand, I like your sites heading / name it's perfect for promoting WA and any make money online products I would look at clickbank before Amazon, Clickbank pays way better commissions.
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CarlD21 Premium
I already bought 2 of my own domain names from Namecheap I just didn't know how to transfer my domain name and Kyle said I can use my own domain name from namecheap. One and my Niche is WA so i was wondering how do I transfer avoidonlinemarketingscams.com and I really appreciate your help. I am Grateful for all your wisdom.
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CarlD21 Premium
MikeLambert on clickbank I left there to come here I have to pay to use clickbank or no or do I just go to clickbank and pick the products that I am interested in promoting and click the links and paste it to my website just kind of confused what to do and my website does it need a lot of work before I can get my first sale for WA I am just trying to get my first sale because I been on here for about 3-months and I haven't even finished my website to get my first sale and I am still hopeful I just feel discouraged any help you can give would be greatly appreciated.
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MikeLambert Premium
What is the domain name you purchased and want to use Carl?
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MikeLambert Premium
What you have to do Carl is set your domain so that it connects with WA servers which if you go to websites & hosting it will give you instructions on how to add a web site, all you do is pick a theme and follow the steps. Let me know what your domain you registered is, talk soon Mike.
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CarlD21 Premium
Mike Lambert when you have time can you look at my website and please tell me what I need to do to get down so I can get people to sign up for WA and I want to be an affiliate with Amazon and any others you can think off because I feel Very Lost right now.
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MikeLambert Premium
Sure Carl can you send me a link to your website and I will go over it, talk soon Mike.
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