Forums - Talk And Make Money

Written by Steve Gillman

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2. Don't "spam." Sales pitches will be removed. Offer honest advice, or express an opinion, then sign off with your name andrepparttar link to your site.

3. Ask for help from others. This is an effective and acceptable way to "advertise." Enter a topic like "Can I get some advice?" and post something like, "I just started a meditation site. If some of you would visit and tell me what you think, I'd really appreciate it." Have a link torepparttar 146539 site. People love to help, and to give opinions, and they'll click on those ads while they're at your site.

4. Look at total "views." Many forums showrepparttar 146540 total times each "thread" has been viewed. When you see some with many more than others, get in on those, or start a new thread onrepparttar 146541 same topic. Go whererepparttar 146542 traffic is, and get some of it.

I didn't likerepparttar 146543 idea of forums until I made a few posts, and saw my traffic and revenue climb for days afterwards. That convinced me. Just be polite, offer some value to others, and always have a link to your site. Many other secrets of using forums are covered in my newsletter, but this should be get you started. Talk and make money today.

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Busting Online Copyright Thieves

Written by Jim Edwards

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Second, once you know with 100% certainty they understand they have violated your copyright, yet refuse to respond or stop, you need to shut them down by eliminating their ability to do business!

Send them an email with a carbon copy sent to their Internet Service Provider (ISP), their credit card processor, their web hosting company, and evenrepparttar company that sold them their domain name.

Finally, follow this email up with a hard copy letter to each party sent via registered mail. Inrepparttar 146538 email and letter detail exactly how they have blatantly violated your copyright and you want them to desist immediately.

By taking this approach you can often just bypassrepparttar 146539 offending party becauserepparttar 146540 companies enabling them to transact business don't want any trouble. If you can show copyright violation they will shutrepparttar 146541 perpetrator down to avoid getting sued themselves.

Though not foolproof, this strategy can help you when facing down a blatant online copyright violator. Just remember to act quickly, thoroughly and don't hesitate to contact your attorney for advice.

Author's Note: By no means let this article dampen your enthusiasm for operating your business or selling your ebook online!

In my opinion there is no better way to make a living!

Your copyright is basically as safe online as it is offline. However, if a sneak thief entered your home - you'd callrepparttar 146542 cops. Well, now you know what to do if a sneak thief ever gives you trouble online!

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