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Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 8th March 2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,967
Posted By gotlivechat
Major PPC vendors like Google and Adwords have...

Major PPC vendors like Google and Adwords have reporting capability within their programs. You can also do your own internal tracking by using special URLs for your ads -- like:...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 8th March 2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,208
Posted By gotlivechat
It's not always about getting more traffic to...

It's not always about getting more traffic to your web site. You'll also want to look at your web site traffic reports to understand what visitors are doing once they get to your site.

I mean, is...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 960
Posted By gotlivechat
Watch their rankings over time. As they drop,...

Watch their rankings over time. As they drop, contact them letting them know their ranking has dropped, and you can help them again.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,344
Posted By gotlivechat
Do you have a Google Webmaster Tools account? If...

Do you have a Google Webmaster Tools account? If not, get one as it's free -- it'll give you some insight into your traffic, keywords, and any errors with your site.
Is helpful to use as a baseline,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By gotlivechat
The SE's won't be able to see those sub-domains...

The SE's won't be able to see those sub-domains because it requires logging into your site (which SE robots won't do - at least Google/Bing). Or did I misunderstand your description?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 8th March 2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,239
Posted By gotlivechat
SEO has been around a long time, and doesn't...

SEO has been around a long time, and doesn't appear to be going away any time soon. The problem is many web site owners focus too much effort on it. Realize that a top 5 position today could...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 26th September 2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,713
Posted By gotlivechat
logoplanetlab are you using Google's Webmaster...

logoplanetlab are you using Google's Webmaster Tools app to see what search terms Google thinks applies to your site? It's free and is useful in determining how many search pages deep your site is...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 26th September 2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 28,643
Posted By gotlivechat
Depends on what market your entering... if you're...

Depends on what market your entering... if you're opening a real estate office in harder hit areas of the country (Nevada, CA, FL) then you may find it to be a struggle.
But say you're offering...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 26th September 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,669
Posted By gotlivechat
There are certainly instances where outsourcing...

There are certainly instances where outsourcing can be beneficial. I just wouldn't use it for projects that involve business plans/ideas/etc. -- anything you wouldn't want competitors knowing...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 23rd September 2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,324
Posted By gotlivechat
Debbie, are you using MS Office? ...

Debbie, are you using MS Office?
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/colorfull-invoice-estimate-template-TC030001765.aspx
(this was just a quick example I found; you can source more by just...
Forum: General Small Business Issues 23rd September 2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,238
Posted By gotlivechat
If their IT staff know what they're doing, they...

If their IT staff know what they're doing, they wouldn't allow administrative access to the settings of the employee computers (to prevent IP/DNS changes).
Forum: General Small Business Issues 23rd September 2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,781
Posted By gotlivechat
Barb, have you done a quick search ...

Barb, have you done a quick search
http://www.uspto.gov/trademarks/index.jsp
to see if the name already is in use? Whether you decide to trademark or not, you may want to check so you can avoid...
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 23rd September 2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,464
Posted By gotlivechat
And the product is??? Physical? Digital? I...

And the product is??? Physical? Digital?

I guess we need a bit more info before we help...
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 23rd September 2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,102
Posted By gotlivechat
What's the competition like for...

What's the competition like for "powdercoating/sandblasting or making faux stone for construction"? It sounds like something you enjoy, but you'll want to get an idea how many other ppl offer the...
Forum: Sales 23rd September 2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,374
Posted By gotlivechat
At 1500/mo the sales rep will be pretty limited...

At 1500/mo the sales rep will be pretty limited to large (or well-capitalized) businesses -- not mom/pop shops.
I think the problem you're running into is that many businesses are already looking...
Forum: Sales 23rd September 2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,772
Posted By gotlivechat
Sounds like you're competing with Under Armour?...

Sounds like you're competing with Under Armour? Anyways, you'll need to differentiate your product from those already being carried by the vendor -- else they'll ask, 'why should I carry your...
Forum: Ecommerce 23rd September 2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,584
Posted By gotlivechat
Unless you're setting up your own processing...

Unless you're setting up your own processing network, I'm not sure how you're going to get away the average transaction costs. Possible option is to talk w/ processor and see if they'll do a fixed...
Forum: Ecommerce 6th May 2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,731
Posted By gotlivechat
Considering the competitiveness of your market...

Considering the competitiveness of your market you're going to really need good customer service. That'll keep the customers returning, and hopefully they'll tell their friends.

Website should be...
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 6th May 2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 35,631
Posted By gotlivechat
I think it depends on the competition involved on...

I think it depends on the competition involved on Adwords. I mean, are you going up against the 'big box' outfits, or just other small-biz sites? The bigger outfits are going to have larger budgets...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,371
Posted By gotlivechat
I guess my first question is... what's the...

I guess my first question is... what's the "gift"? :welcome2:
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,322
Posted By gotlivechat
Considering the maturity level of web browsers I...

Considering the maturity level of web browsers I can't say there's clearly a 'winner' in a contest. It really depends on what you need in a browser, and your experiences with it.

Personally, I've...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 6th May 2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 52,036
Posted By gotlivechat
I think the main problem is the barrier to entry...

I think the main problem is the barrier to entry is practically non-existent -- it doesn't take but a few bucks/pesos/euros/etc. to set up a website and call yourself a SEO expert. I'm not aware of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 1st April 2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,195
Posted By gotlivechat
Thanks for the link to the doshdosh site. It's...

Thanks for the link to the doshdosh site. It's definitely another avenue worth investigating. (I didn't realize there were that many (plus more) social news sites!).
Forum: Social Media 1st April 2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 27,105
Posted By gotlivechat
What is the actual purpose of having a social...

What is the actual purpose of having a social bookmark? Obviously I know what bookmarking is used for in terms of a web browser, but social bookmark?
Forum: Chat 11th March 2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,590
Posted By gotlivechat
What Spike Lee movie was that where the guy had...

What Spike Lee movie was that where the guy had the 4-finger rings that said LOVE HATE (for each hand)?
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