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E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Register online raffle, small business administration, raffle prize
small business administration, raffle prize, local office: I don t know much about raffles,and any licenses involved so the best advice I could give you is to contact your local Small Business Administration. You can get help at their website: www.sba.gov You will then be able to find your local office. Good...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Request For information, direct selling association dsa, better business bureau
direct selling association dsa, better business bureau, trade references: Hi Aref---well the website is no help to me. What I suggest you find out is 1) how long has the company been in business 2) what is their physical location from which they conduct business; 3) who are the owners 4) what have the owners been doing for the...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Request For information, google search, network markeing
google search, network markeing, gold quest: Aref. I don t know anything about gold quest I went to do a google-search on it and come up with 33,000 listings. Most of the first 100 were related to the Olympics. I take it from the title, Gold Quest that is has something to do with the precious...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Request For information, free online resource center, gold quest
free online resource center, gold quest, aref: Hi Aref, I m afraid I am not at all familiar with Gold Quest and have never heard of it before. If you d like to give me the address of their website I will take a look for you. Jane McLain EClaunchsite.com The free online resource center for netrepreneurs...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Revenue potential, target market, lucrative programs
target market, lucrative programs, google: Hi Jason, sounds like an interesting niche to explore. I can understand your desire to have some idea of how much profit potential there would be, but really it s very hard to tell in advance because there are so many factors involved. Affiliate and advertising...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Review my site www.MatureResources.org, professional resource directory, e mail address
professional resource directory, e mail address, interested prospects: Hello Sharon, At first glance I immediately liked your site. It s neat, pleasing to the eyes and with no frills. It s what a baby boomer like me would appreciate. As for RSS news feeds, as long as the news relate to what your site is offering, there...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: RFID, buchanan michigan, cd business card
buchanan michigan, cd business card, colin jackson: Hi Colin, Sounds like an interesting technology. I don t have an immediate specific application but I talk to a lot of clients that might. Happy to look at your additional info; send to: Stephen Antisdel, Managing Partner North Main Ventures, LLC ...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: re: protecting an eBook, lavasys, adobe pdfs
lavasys, adobe pdfs, ebook reader: Michael, I apologize that this question is a bit out of my expertise. What you have suggested sounds fine. Unfortunately, it will not prevent the further distribution of the ebook file. When I m trying to secure a document, I use the security features...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: re: protecting an eBook, estate booklets, case decision
estate booklets, case decision, federal case: This really is out of my area but I have a friend that writes real estate booklets that he sells at his seminars; same problem,how to keep them from getting xeroxed off and resold/reused? What he does is puts slight inaccuracies in so he can at least tell...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: re: protecting an eBook, e book, ebook
e book, ebook, programmer: Hi! Thanks for writing in! You can have a programmer place a script that will dynamically change the URL of the thank you page. You can also put a lock in your e-book and then email the password. However, ripping off an e-book is very rare in the...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: re: protecting an eBook, silverton, ezra
silverton, ezra, ebook: Hi Michael, Regardless of what you do, you may not be able to protect it 100%, that I m aware of. A user can still print it out or email the details for someone else. Having a unique code to download and perhaps even open the document may help prevent...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: re: protecting an eBook, respone, illegal copies
respone, illegal copies, e books: Michael: After I sent you my response to your post, I put your question before a few of the my consulting friends. Here is a respone that addresses your question that I did not send you: E-books can be watermarked, encrypted, password protected and even...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: re: protecting an eBook, good question, pdf document
good question, pdf document, best of luck: Hello Michael, That is a good question. I am truly not sure. I am currently writing an ebook and have not dealt with this yet. I believe I am going to sell the book on a website, but fulfill it manually, not automatically, so I control who it is sent to....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: re search engine listings, nut shell, smartmove
nut shell, smartmove, description tags: Hi James, Unfortunately I cannot provide you with all the details required to getting your website on Google. This would make for a very long email. In a nut shell the following needs to be done to your website: 1. analyze and research your keyphrases...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: I have recently started a..., federal tax id, federal tax id number
federal tax id, federal tax id number, social security number: You need to register with your state s tax & rev department as well. Talk to an accountant and determine if you re better off incorporating or operating as a sole owner. Either way, using your social security number triggers the IRS to cash in your accounts....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: reciprocal links, google pagerank, major search engines
google pagerank, major search engines, reciprical links: Hi Ben, you re welcome. The service you require is called link development , and is one of the services commonly offered by SEO consultants and specialists. They would search for websites that have related content, good PageRank, and are likely to include...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: registering foreign websites, schlager, hosts
schlager, hosts, egypt: Hi Steve, Check with the individual hosts to see what extentions they are able to serve. Some do and some don t. You can also check with hosts in the USA to see which ones will be able to serve those particular extensions. Mary Schlager Owner www.yourdot-comsolution.co...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: your response to mbanks, discount prescription card, national marketing directors
discount prescription card, national marketing directors, traditional health insurance: Kevin, I m glad that you took the time to further educate Mr. Banks and copy me on the response. I qualified my statements as being my opinion, based on limited facts and observations. However, I learned a long time ago while marketing many companies,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Sales Copy & Descripition Meta Tags, dr jeffrey thompson, delta sleep system
dr jeffrey thompson, delta sleep system, relaxation company: Hello again Brian, I m supposing that you have one product per web page. If this is so, it s best to place a benefit in your description tag rather than a call to action. People who use the search engines are those who are looking for answers to their questions....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SEO, purposes of search engines, serp
purposes of search engines, serp, hidden button: Hi David, to respond to what others have said: Yes, you can do a redirect, and if you do, you should use a 301 redirect as this is the type of redirect that most SEs approve of . They will usually ignore the first page and just index the page they get...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SEO, volusion, silverton
volusion, silverton, best of luck: Hi Justin, I would suggest you visit some of our industries website to get you started. Here are a few for your review: http://searchenginewatch.com/showPage.html?page=2149051 http://www.highrankings.com/tentips.htm Best of luck, Ezra Silverton...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SEO, invisible button, google
invisible button, google, questio: Hi David, Good questions. Simply answered, yes, it would. The more relevant content on your site (same domain) the more preference Google places on your site. So if you change the enter link to another domain, Google will most likely see your first page...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Search Engine Submission, search engine submission, search engine consultant
search engine submission, search engine consultant, online guitar lessons: Hi Cory, This really depends on your budget and schedule. If you have the time to learn SEO on your own, you will save the cost. However, professionals will ensure your project is done properly and in a reasonable time frame. Regarding submitting your...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Search Engine, target audience, search engine visibility
target audience, search engine visibility, genuine websites: Howdy. My first piece of advice when somebody asks that question is to have patience, persistence, and more patience. Getting ranked well in Google takes time. In fact, 99% of the time you ll see your website appear in MSN Search for your key phrases...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Search Engines, search engine positioning, free submit your site
search engine positioning, free submit your site, image alt tags: The entire dreamweaver manual can be accessed from the help drop down menu located within the software. I suggest you read up on Metadata and ALT tags. Metadata is the code assigned to a web page (on the backend) such as keywords, description, etc… Metadata...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Search engine optimization, custom widgets, search engine optimization
custom widgets, search engine optimization, search engine visibility: Hi Patrick. Before you start, I recommend that you get a solid understanding of what key phrases you should be focusing on. A lot of people optimize their websites and/or blogs for key phrases that they *think* would be the most important. But in reality,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selecting a Web Designer for Company Site, insurance brokerage firm, runner ups
insurance brokerage firm, runner ups, visual evaluation: In my opinion THE number 1 factor in making tha final selection would be the company s history with respect to customer service. You can have an awesome website, but if the web host or the webmaster don t provide you with a satisfactory level of customer...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling your book on Amazon.com - Pros & Cons?, person purchases, print on demand
person purchases, print on demand, amazon: Hi Raym, I believe you should use all avenues possible for marketing your book. So use both Amazon and Lulu. I would also suggest you put up your own site (if you haven t yet) and sell your book in pdf form so people can download it immediately after paying...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling your book on Amazon.com - Pros & Cons?, person purchases, final decisions
person purchases, final decisions, print on demand: Hi Mahalo, Consider changing the price on Amazon.com to reflect the difference in royalty. Amazon gets a lot of traffic in comparison to Lulu. Depending on how long you have been using these sites for, you may want to look at your sales and see which...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling your book on Amazon.com - Pros & Cons?, person purchases, marketing excellence
person purchases, marketing excellence, own books: Raym, You ve answered your own question but you forgot that the best promotion is YOU! You need to get out and talk to business, church, fraternal etc. meetings. Don t talk about your book, but talk about things that brought you to write the book and some...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling your book on Amazon.com - Pros & Cons?, person purchases, expert view
person purchases, expert view, successful writing: I think that the main argument For staying with a site that gives you a mere 75 cent resukt from the sale of ech book is if you wish to achieve a huge sale volime and impress a publisher to take on your book. Otherwise waiting for 75 cent sales to reutn you...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling an eBook - 'Importing Village Treasures', village treasures, visible statement
village treasures, visible statement, ebay: The site looks very nice. You friend needs a very visible statement saying something like, I started from scratch and am now earning over $5,000 per month! I will show you how to do it faster! The best and easiest way to sell information products is...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling an eBook - 'Importing Village Treasures', international speakers network, institute of management consultants
international speakers network, institute of management consultants, village treasures: Robert, First off, when you write “eBook” I take it is not an eBook that would be read on an eBook Reader but one that she wants to sell via her web site. I see it is the latter . . . so, it really is not an eBook, as I understand one to be i.e. a downloadable...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling an eBook - 'Importing Village Treasures' fyatp, village treasures, handcrafted products
village treasures, handcrafted products, seo techniques: Hi, You might need an SEO expert with an excellent copy writer to get 100000s of visits on your friend s website. Copy writing is not a challenge for you guys since you already have the book written with you… Manual efforts would not do much however...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling our first CD, melinda melinda, benzene ring
melinda melinda, benzene ring, bus adm: Melinda. Since I am not familiar with the music or book industries, I do not believe I can be of help to you. I suggest you contact SCORE in NYC -- a free consulting service of the US Small Bus Adm. You can find them in the Telephone book un Service Corp...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling on the internet, multi level marketing, selling on the internet
multi level marketing, selling on the internet, personal websites: The first thing you will need to do is check with the company you are involved with and find out what their terms are with regards to personal websites. Some of the companies have very strict rules that have to be adhered to or you could jeopardize your business...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Selling wine over the Internet, internet payment service, payment service provider
internet payment service, payment service provider, internet question: Unfortunately, that is usually the case - especially with IPSP (Internet payment service provider): you have to follow visa / mastercard rules / regulations and the IPSP rules as well. If you are in the United States, I would really recommend using just...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Setting up an online store, merchant system, level platform
merchant system, level platform, setting up an online store: Hello, I don t see any problem with you selling from Canada, many merchants do that. I would just make sure you are up-n-up on your tax regulations for both the US and Canada. Yahoo store is a good entry level platform, I started on that. In my opinion...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Shopping Carts?????????, yahoo merchant solutions, monster templates
yahoo merchant solutions, monster templates, virtual cart: Hi MJ, a shopping cart script allows online shoppers to collect different items they want to buy in a virtual cart until they are done shopping and ready to check out and make their purchase. Generally the shopping cart script will total up the cost of...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Shopping Carts, pfd file, paypal
pfd file, paypal, using some sort: No problem Diana, Check out http://smallbusiness.miva.com/ There are also many hosts that will lease the shopping cart service to you for around $50 per month instead of having to buy the software for $699 and find your own host. I can recomend some...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Shopping Carts, credit card validation, yahoo merchant solutions
credit card validation, yahoo merchant solutions, monster templates: You may be limited to using Yahoo Stores and their complete system with your Yahoo merchant account. You will have to check with them first. If not, then you will have to ask them what shopping carts they are compatible with and what gateway they use. The...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Shopping cart for website, steve valiquette, gateway service
steve valiquette, gateway service, daunting task: Jamie, I agree that building a shopping cart is a daunting task. I use and resell a complete shopping cart package called VP-ASP. Use this link to go there: http://www.vpasp.com/shopaff.asp?affid=470 This is a complete solution. It s ready to go as...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Small Business E-commerce, buildit, host provider
buildit, host provider, complete system: Hello Sarah, I have just the company for you. This is a complete system and it easily ranks as one of the best out there but the cost is not prohibitive. Please go to this URL: http://solidbytes.sitesell.com/buildit/ If you have any other question,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SSL Certs, ssl certs, verisign ssl
ssl certs, verisign ssl, good fortune: Brian The answer in this case is opinion sprinkled with a little empirical data we have gathered. I would say that Verisign is not necessarily well known amongst customers/consumers, but may be better known than the other two. Marginally so. I would...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SSL Certs, ssl certs, verisign ssl
ssl certs, verisign ssl, conversion rate: Hi Brian, We have always used GeoTrust and to my knowledge as long as the bit rate is the same, it doesn t make a different which one you use. I haven t seen any statistics on if one pulls a better conversion rate then the other, but perhaps this is something...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SSL Certs, ssl certs, verisign ssl
ssl certs, verisign ssl, online shoppers: Mpst won t know, you are correct. I use Comodo and prefer Comodo. They are the second largest CA - www.whichssl.com. I would not use GoDaddy though, too many complaints I have read about their cert. GeoTrust is owned by Verisign from what I can remember...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SSL Certs, ssl certs, verisign ssl
ssl certs, verisign ssl, doctors office: Early on, until your site gains a lot of attention, it probably doesn t matter much. Both products are good but, my impression is that Hackersafe is a little better. You may want to start with Control Scan and change later. The seals are more of a marketing...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Startin up, starting a web page, art product
starting a web page, art product, man operation: Christina, It is difficult to give you a lot of information here because I do not know if your work is a hobby and you d like to turn it into a business or if you ve been selling your work in stores/galleries, etc and you d like to sell more using the Internet....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting a business, community college professor, home furnishings business
community college professor, home furnishings business, old joke: It depends on the manufacturer, its policies, the indusrty norms, and the relative size of the competition. The general answer being that money talks, and if you can buy a big enough quantity, it talks loud enough to be heard. To find out the specifics, you...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting an e-commerce business, free online resource center, e commerce business
free online resource center, e commerce business, selling electronics: An affiliate is someone who sells your products for you, via their website, ezine, blog, etc., and gets paid a commission by you for sales they make. In some cases they also get a percentage of the sales of other affiliates they recruit. Selling products...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting home based business ..., professional civil engineer, search engine submission
professional civil engineer, search engine submission, degree in environmental engineering: Hi, Sigh the funny thing is I have had my own online website and can be really difficult to market. Now by no means will I ever want to deter anyone from starting their own business b/c I highly believe that this is the best way to reach the top as fast...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting an internet business, starting an internet business, buildit
starting an internet business, buildit, web based business: Hello Joey, There certainly are excellent resources on how you can begin a web-based business. I have come to rely on the following as the best there are: http://solidbytes.sitesell.com/myss/ http://solidbytes.sitesell.com/buildit/ Feel free to ask...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting Online Dating Service, service ms, online dating service
service ms, online dating service, interactive program: Shelia, I just received this question in my e-mail and it shows you have already received and answer from me. I am unable to view it so I do not want to duplicate your answer. If you are still wanting help please let me know. There is apparently a problem...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting an online business, e mail address, state tax id
e mail address, state tax id, state tax id number: Hi Neil--if you can tell me what state you re in (I m assuming you re in the US) I can better advise you. We are moving all our entities from Nevada to another more friendly state that wants the LLC/Corporate business and we have a source with a resident...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting online business, cosmetic company, full marketing
cosmetic company, full marketing, marketing company: Do you mean insurance for the credit cards? By getting an established credit card clearence company to help you with this and manage your sales you will not need anything. They will deal with the creadi cards (but they will get some percentage of your sales...)....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting an online shop, ebay store, accepting credit cards
ebay store, accepting credit cards, e bay: You can get a business license at city hall for about $100 that will cover everything. Most people don t do this but you should to avoid problems. The exception is if you are selling things as an affiliate. In that case the company you re selling for pays...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting a website, vincent chan, good starting point
vincent chan, good starting point, site templates: Vincent, The simplest approach may be to purchase your URL through a service like GoDaddy. (www.godaddy.com) They offer packages that include hosting, email accounts and site templates that allow you to create your site without special programming skills....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Starting up..., buildit, business laws
buildit, business laws, check payments: Hi James, You ll have to check your local business laws if you re asking about business licenses, etc. You will be selling your own products, which means you ll be needing your own merchant account to be able to receive credit card and check payments, and...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Startup capital, time adam, web skills
time adam, web skills, startup capital: Hello The thing is you DO NOT need thousands of Dollars. You can open a site with some students with some web skills. You will need some creativity in order to attract some traffic to your site. Once you generate some traffic you can get some advertising...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Startup EBiz, apples to apples, web hosting companies
apples to apples, web hosting companies, commerce package: The best overall with excellent support www.yourdot-comsolution.com (the e-commerce package) Second www.yahoostores.com To compare the 2 apples to apples least costly is the 1st. Unlimited items, no per item charge excellent support at no additional...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: State Income Tax & Internet Businesses, california state income tax return, california state income tax
california state income tax return, california state income tax, limited liability company: This is an open question and I really don t have the answer; Calif for sure will put their hand in your pocket but as for the other states the issue of where the sale was made has not been decided to my knowledge----i.e. Calif? New York? if you re doing it...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Storing of CC data, shopping cart software, encryption policies
shopping cart software, encryption policies, cc data: You will need some way to keep track of credit cards if you have product that could possibly be subjected to return. Yes, definitely the credit card information should be encrypted for storing. Check with the shopping cart software you are using to see...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: SWIFT code, american banking association, import export business
american banking association, import export business, bank routing number: Raja, SWIFT is an electronic transfer service that banks use to wire money from one bank to another. Each bank has its own code number to identify itself. By identifying what your bank s SWIFT code is and the code of the bank you want to transfer money...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: search engine optimization, search engine optimization, search engine marketing
search engine optimization, search engine marketing, time and patience: Hi Marc, This question could take a very long time to answer. Search engine marketing is both a science and art. Explaining how it is done would take some time to say the least. I would suggest you review searchenginewatch.com, this site will help give...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: search engine optimization, search engine optimization, search engine marketing
search engine optimization, search engine marketing, site search engine: Hi Ursula, Congratulations on the new site! Search engine marketing (sem) is partially an art and a science. You could learn it on your own, but you would be experimenting with your site and that may cause more harm than good. Hiring a sem professional...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: search engine priority, professional internet marketing, internet marketing company
professional internet marketing, internet marketing company, search engine optimization: Hello Mike, There is just too much involved in your question of search engine optimization / marketing. If you want to do this yourself, I would suggest you start your research with www.searchenginewatch.com and www.highrankings.com. Otherwise you may...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: search engine, search engine visitors, search hits
search engine visitors, search hits, silverton: Hi Jim, Content is food for the search engine. Adding more pages will give you more opportunity to optimize those pages for specific relevancy, which will help your website get more traffic. Best of luck, Ezra Silverton Marketing Director www.9thsphere.com...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: seeking multi-millionaire for general business advice, advice givers, advice giver
advice givers, advice giver, web based business: Kevin The old and obvious answer does apply here: find someone who the advice-giver has advised and meet with them (preferably) in person rather than electronically (!). Discuss the quality of the advice sought, the advice given, its pertinenece to the...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: seeting up an internet business, international shipping costs, american tastes
international shipping costs, american tastes, step guideline: Hi Paul, congratulations on discovering a new market for your jewelry. While there is no guarantee of success, I do think selling your jewelry via the Web could work out well for you if you do your research first, particularly if your jewelry is somewhat...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: selecting a web designer, credit card payments, high priority
credit card payments, high priority, initial costs: My best advice to you on selecting a designer would be to find one that has a teenager! I know that may sound odd, but, they will be in tune with them, AND, get input from the teenager while the project is in process... You will most likely be able to...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How we can sell?, selling books, payment option
selling books, payment option, merchant account: Selling books from Pakistan is outside of my expertise. I would recommend that you ask another expert that would be more familiar with options in your country. I apologize that I am not able to be of help on this one. As for payment options, many people...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How we can sell?, print posters, paracha
print posters, paracha, zafar: December 21, 2005 Usman Zafar Paracha Asks in Category E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Subject: How we can sell? Question: I am from Pakistan. And want to sell books online. Tell me sources to sell books from Pakistan onliine. And also tell me the most trusted...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How to sell my business?, travel marketers, travel web sites
travel marketers, travel web sites, government travelers: Hi Earl, first of all I would create a Web page or two with all the information you just gave me and your contact information. You point out the fact that your business is a turn key operation and many other selling points, so be specific in describing...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How to sell my business?, travel marketers, travel web sites
travel marketers, travel web sites, government travelers: Hi Earl, Your guess would be as good as mine ;) Perhaps placing an ad in a magazine that focuses on businesses for sale or talking to travel marketers or travel agencies that would be interested in such a venture. Best of luck, Ezra Silverton Marketing...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How to sell my business?, travel marketers, travel web sites
travel marketers, travel web sites, government travelers: Earl, What you are asking me about, selling your business, is not really in my area of expertise. Also, you did not tell me if your business is/has been or is/has not made a profit. However, I do have some commentsl Depending on the profit position and/or...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How to sell my business?, travel marketers, travel web sites
travel marketers, travel web sites, government travelers: Earl, Sounds like you have developed an interesting business in Travel Marketers. Your overview of the business is a good start but it misses some key elements most buyers will want to see. Some will come from your financial statements: top line and...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How we can sell?, credit card processing, paracha
credit card processing, paracha, book distributors: Usman, Have you tried looking into Amazon.com s Associate Program? http://www.amazon.com/gp/browse.html/ref=gw_bt_as/002-4741477-5578404?node=3435371 If you link through Amazon.com, the handle everything for you and you get paid for every link that comes...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: I am selling HealthNews.com and TruckProducts.com, large marketing, internet domains
large marketing, internet domains, domain names: Hi Rick, The best ways is to find someone with a large marketing list that puts value in domain names on the list. Ducttapemarketing - might be one. Usually someone will search for the name and contact you if they really want the name. I hope this...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: I am selling HealthNews.com and TruckProducts.com, internet domains, ebay
internet domains, ebay, avenues: Hello Rick, Thanks for writing in. A good avenue would be eBay.com because it s inexpensive and it gets a wide audience worldwide. Here s some free help in knowing how to buy and sell in auctions like eBay: http://solidbytes.sitesell.com/mynas-masters/...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: selling online, state health department, bus adm
state health department, bus adm, score service: Cindy, I m in Portland, Oregon and I am not familiar with the laws and regulations in your state. However, your state s laws are only part of the things you need to investigate. First off, your kitchen will, most likely, have to be certified and that is done...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: seo, ppc programs, google
ppc programs, google, simple answer: This is a long and involved process. It s not just one simple answer. The key is to identify the keywords you want to go after. Start building in-bound links. Enhance your copy to include these keywords. That s just a few tips. Nick www.Ctwebstudio.com...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How to set up a home based internet business?, california finance lender, life insurance product
california finance lender, life insurance product, putting out fires: Good Day Victor and thanks for your question. To answer you directly I really don t have suggestions on how to make real estate work on the internet because there is so much competition for you with other companies using interactive websites etc. If you...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: setting up forms, e mail address, dreamwever
e mail address, dreamwever, scripts web: You need to use a cgi script that processes the information input in the form. Visit the following URL to access a cgi script: http://www.scriptarchive.com/formmail.html You will need to download and format the cgi script. There will be instructions included...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How can I get several list..., steve valiquette, list brokers
steve valiquette, list brokers, advertising products: Carlos, There are list brokers that will sell you lists of email addresses. You can get a list of just the type of person or business that you are looking for. Try finding a broker at: http://www.supplier-match.com Hope this helps! -- Steve Valiquett...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: shopping cart, shopping cart service, shopping cart solution
shopping cart service, shopping cart solution, module designers: Hello Jacques, I understand your confusion and your situation. I too have been in the same boat, but 4 years ago I found Miva Merchant and have never looked back. I had my two stores on Yahoo Merchant, but found that updates and customizations were very...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: shopping cart, shopping cart service, shopping cart solution
shopping cart service, shopping cart solution, zen cart: Well you can use the Yahoo Merchant Store but I would recommend http://www.merchant-account-for-yahoo.com for the merchant account. They use the same company (First Data) and as you can see you can get a cheaper discount rate. If you do not understand...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: shopping cart, shopping cart service, shopping cart solution
shopping cart service, shopping cart solution, zen cart: They are both good. You need to consider the process that your website takes people through and see which one matches up to your website s personality. Websites tend to attract the same types of people based on their characteristics and you don t want...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: shopping carts, mysql, credit cards, old fashion way, credit card numbers
old fashion way, credit card numbers, shopping carts: A gateway is usually better (i.e. LinkPoint, Payflow, etc) along with a merchant account if you are in the United States and doing more than $1,000 a month Storing credit card numbers can be detrimental especially if someone hacks into your system. www.loudpci.com...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: site like amazon, shopping cart software, database feature
shopping cart software, database feature, amazon: Amazon s webiste was created using very specific scropt written for them. I recommend doing a search for shopping cart software that has the feature you are looking for to update your database. You can also hire a web designer that shows how to write the...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: A site where inventors can register their idea, data backup service, credit card processing
data backup service, credit card processing, time c: David, I ll try to answer you questions as best I can. While I work with lots of people and businesses with web sites, my expertise is in the marketing aspects and not the technical aspects. a) How can I make the site super-secure? Almost any good...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: A site where inventors can register their idea?, data backup service, clever hacker
data backup service, clever hacker, paypal: Hi David, I have to start by saying that to the best of my knowledge it is not possible to make a website entirely secure or keep the content completely confidential. Once it s on a website, there is the potential for someone to access it through various hacks...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: small business tranferring to e-commerce, e commerce website, search engine positioning
e commerce website, search engine positioning, target market: Hi D., I believe you are asking how to determine whether it would make sense for an offline business to become an online business - good question. There is no surefire way to know in advance whether this would pay off for a given business, but there are a...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: small business, professional civil engineer, search engine submission
professional civil engineer, search engine submission, degree in environmental engineering: Hi Ahmad, the internet is a huge spam junkpile overrun with pornography, get rich quick schemes and all other sorts of disreputable business gimmicks. What we found out the hard way in the nutritional business when we all went on line and figured that would...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: We are a small Company in..., creative agencies, point of purchase display
creative agencies, point of purchase display, store advertising: Hello Norman, I am not a big fan of unsolicited email, but you may want to split your list and test different messages for best results. I would also suggest you visit www.clickz.com and www.marketingsherpa.com for some suggestions on best practices. ...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: small and lage business, government offices, internet directory
government offices, internet directory, small businesses: Kari You can initially try answers.com for answers to any question. The likely offical entity who may answer this question is the US Commerc department - look it up on the internet / directory of government offices in Washington DC Best wishes Roge...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: start-up advice, expert area, online consultant
expert area, online consultant, hi mary: Hi Mike, Marketing and advertising are not one of my strong points. As for your idea, I think it is a great one. Blogging has become the hottest way to earn income. I feel the best way I could hep you is to point you to a couple of websites that deal with...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Getting started with E-Commerce, merchant account providers, shopping cart software
merchant account providers, shopping cart software, authorization gateway: Check with your company website host to see what they offer in the terms of a shopping cart. There are many shopping cart software companies on the market, just way too numerous to list here. Once you have decided on the shopping cart, then you will need...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: getting started with e-commerce, credit card fraud, e checks
credit card fraud, e checks, credit card numbers: Hi Lee, I ll try to simplify this for you if I can. What you really need to sell online on a large scale is: 1) A website - sounds like you have that covered, as long as you re skilled with Dreamweaver. 2) A Web host - the folks who supply space on their...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: getting started with ecommerce, e commerce system, steve valiquette
e commerce system, steve valiquette, kcpa: I m not familar with rentacoder.com, but perhaps you might find a student on one of the OSCommerce forums that might take on this project for considerably less or free. You might also want to look into Zen Commerce, a very popular open source cart. Their forum...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: getting started, lucrative niche, going in the right direction
lucrative niche, going in the right direction, t rush: Hi Jean, that s a pretty sweeping question and I m not sure I can address it with a short answer, but hopefully I ll get you going in the right direction. First of all, you need to be familiar with the Internet and online culture... are you comfortable with...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting, other search engines, oriental countries
other search engines, oriental countries, developing services: Malik, You can t! It matters now where you are from, it s a case of paying for designing and hosting a site, buying inventory if you re selling products, or developing services, processsing credit card sales, and finding a way to drive or attract people to...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting a business, e commerce website, dear sir or madam
e commerce website, dear sir or madam, start ups: Hi Ronin. Sorry for the delayed response. I was away on vacation and forgot to set up my notification. I recommend looking into Yahoo Stores (http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/merchant/). If I was to start all over again with a new e-commerce website, I...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting a business, dear sir or madam, start ups
dear sir or madam, start ups, space web: check out the shopping cart option sthta paypal offers. You will need to get web hosting space, web pages and incorporate code from paypal into your web pages. The paypal code is what will allow you to sell items online. Research the terms i have mentioned....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting a business, dear sir or madam, start ups
dear sir or madam, start ups, searchable catalog: Ronin, Dating sites are quite different from cataloging. They can be programming and database intensive. I m going to have to assume that you are not a programmer or webmaster yourself. If that s the case, the simplest way to get into sites like this is...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting a business, dear sir or madam, attraction marketing
dear sir or madam, attraction marketing, start ups: Hi Ronin, You will need to start with a good web designer that knows SEO and relationship marketing. They will probably have a database that they will recommend and the type of programming they use. That is really not a big issue. I teach an internet...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting e-commerce on shoestring, score counselors, page score
score counselors, page score, service corp of retired executives: Mason, The question becomes not what they want from you to help you get started, it should be would they invest in your proposed business to help get you started? You see, any opinion, including your own, that is not accompanied with a $ value is an invalid...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting a high-traffic website, reliable hosting service, unique selling proposition
reliable hosting service, unique selling proposition, traffic requirements: Hi Greg, Sorry to say I have no specific experience with online auctions sites; I don t even use eBay. So I ll stick to generalities. In terms of handling large traffic volumes, that s more an issue of bandwidth at the hosting level and having a robust...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting an internet business, tax id number, full time job
tax id number, full time job, register domain name: 1. To get a Tax ID number, decide on a business name and go to your local city hall and get a business license. They will provide you with all of the other information you need to start a business. 2. For right now, you can sign up with vendors using your...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting a online business..., drop ship business, free online resource center
drop ship business, free online resource center, affiliate marketer: Hello Sherwin, while it doesn t take a lot of money to start an Internet business, it does take some. At a minimum you will need a website plus hosting to get started. It s possible to become an affiliate marketer, meaning you don t offer other people s...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting an online business, purchasing a domain name, secure e commerce
purchasing a domain name, secure e commerce, commerce capabilities: Hi Sheila, When you purchase a domain name that is exactly what you are doing, buying your name and then you have to renew it every year. You can also pay for several years in advance. After you purchase your domain name you can host it anywhere you want....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: starting a successful website business, adult sex sites, offshore servers
adult sex sites, offshore servers, email spamming: Alex, Why do you feel you have to go offshore? Adult websites are legal businesses that require only a few extra policies and concerns over most normal sites. If you are thinking of a site, like child pornography, that is illegal, then I cannot help you....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Just starting out, history of the philippines, sole proprietorship
history of the philippines, sole proprietorship, sole proprietor: Hi John, thank you for the kind words about the site, I m glad you find it helpful. It sounds like you ve targeted an interesting niche. I know it s easy to get enthusiastic about your business idea and it s natural to want to forge ahead with it, but it...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: staying logged in, session variables, microsoft shop
session variables, microsoft shop, global variables: Hi Greg, If I remember correctly, you wanted to do the site in PHP, which I am not familiar with. Our shop is a Microsoft shop, so we program in .NET. Within .NET, their is a web.config file. In there, we set the session variables - normally to 20 minutes....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: supplier/disrtibutor, steve valiquette, computer goods
steve valiquette, computer goods, bestbuy: James, Do a search for distributors that sell the type of merchandise you re looking for. You could contact some of the manufacturers directly and they will help point you to their distributors. If it is computer stuff, call Tech Data. They re about the...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: supplies, institute of management consultants, bus adm
institute of management consultants, bus adm, sm bus: Gary, that s the nature of their business. They need to sell in fairly large quantities in order to cover they costs of handling orders. Selling tee shirts with designs is what is known as an “alphabet business” – in order to sell any one letter, you need...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Table Lamps on ebay, double car garage, various search engines
double car garage, various search engines, glass shades: this is definitely a good idea, but why just ebay? I had a look at the requests from various search engines and there is definitely demand for table lamps. If you believe you are good then why not invest in a decent website and make this a more solid business...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Tax Law, internet retail business, internet taxation
internet retail business, internet taxation, ebay: Check with the CA dept of tax & revenue for state reporting and make sure you are registered with your local county and/or city as a business. You must collect & remit taxes on all sales where you have a physical presence. For example, all CA sales would...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Team National, better business bureau, bank references
better business bureau, bank references, rule of thumb: Hi Keri--never heard of em. My rule of thumb is to not affiliate with any enterprise that has not been in business at least 5 years. I also like to talk to bank references, the local Better Business Bureau and check to see if they re members of the Direct...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Tendering for company's website., ops manager, schlager
ops manager, schlager, service provider: Louw, I just received this question and it shows that I have already answered you! (I cannot see my answer threfore I do not know if someone else answered it by mistake or want the problem is and I do not want to duplicate answeres you may have already...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Title Tag, tag format, title tag
tag format, title tag, google: Of the 3 - I would choose: 2. Product Name available at Serenity Supply Use the keywords that you think your user will be searching for on google. Learn more about internet marketing at www.brandterra.com or on www.ibrandweb.com Good Luck, ...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Title Tag, custom widgets, search engine optimization
custom widgets, search engine optimization, nike store: Hi Brian. How you display your title tags is really a matter of preference. But from a search engine optimization standpoint, it s best to put your key phrases toward the front. Well-known companies often put their company name up front because it creates...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Title Tag, dr jeffrey thompson, delta sleep system
dr jeffrey thompson, delta sleep system, relaxation company: Hello Brian, I would love to help you further but this is outside of my realm of knowledge. The rules of SEO change very often so I would check out sites about SEO to find your answer. Or you can view source code from some of the highly ranked ecommerce...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Title Tag, marketing initiatives, tag format
marketing initiatives, tag format, title tag: Hi Brian, The answer will depend on how important branding is to you. The more important, the more focus you would put on it in your title tag. If you decide to put your name in your title tag, use the format that is consistent with all your marketing initiatives....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Title Tags, dr jeffrey thompson, delta sleep system
dr jeffrey thompson, delta sleep system, relaxation company: Hey Brian. Sorry for the delay. I didn t notice your follow-up question, mistaking it for the first one. Now, on to your question: Yes, your description tag should always match your page content. It doesn t have to be an exact duplication of the text...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Traffic Generators, internet realestate, computer related companies
internet realestate, computer related companies, richard seltzer: Ten years ago that would have been a great idea. It s still a good idea in theory. But it is now very very difficult to build an online community: 1) because there is so much competition and 2) because spam and scams make it very difficult to make initial...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: t-shirt business, full time job, side gig
full time job, side gig, shirt business: Hi Yes you can put on ebay, by the time you are comfortable doing everything on ebay, you may want to be on your own, i quite understand you have your day time job, you can always start with ebay as advised with time you can own your web site still. One thing...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: t-shirt business, e mail address, score cyberchapter
e mail address, score cyberchapter, side gig: Greg, Because the All Experts program is free as is SCORE counseling, I am going to move you from this program to the SCORE Cyberchapter program. This way, our office gets credit for my time counseling which, in turn, means that the office will get additional...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: t-shirt business, side gig, shirt business
side gig, shirt business, web surfers: The thing with eBay is that it costs money to advertise and you never know if you re going to sell what you are offering. Any any other online marketing program actually takes more time to build up to the point where you are making sales than local marketing...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: terms and conditions., steve valiquette, general contract
steve valiquette, general contract, good faith: James, I learned a long time ago that you need to have either a very brief and general contract or the most detailed one possible. The reasoning being that with a general-termed contract, you place on the other party to meet the general terms of the agreement....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: trademarking a web site, web site name, trademark rights
web site name, trademark rights, locality: Hi Sandra, Thanks for writing in. It really depends how far-reaching the trademark rights are. Some trademarks have rights only within a certain locality. Others, like Coca-Cola, are international. In any case, go ahead and continue to use the name....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: trying to start a e store, wholesale dropshippers, search engine optimization
wholesale dropshippers, search engine optimization, drop shippers: Troy, Yes, I believe there are drop-shippers who will fill your orders that you might get from your web site. They are, however, the same middlemen you wish to eliminate. What you didn t say in your message was what type of merchandise you plan to sell...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: UPS Shipping Problem, interstate commerce commission, claim denials
interstate commerce commission, claim denials, small claims court: Hi Lynnda---this is a tad out of my area but let s take a look. First, what was the basis of the claim being denied? Did the recipient save the box it came in and all shipping materials? Do you know what the cause of the damage was---whether the box got...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Video Sales on Web, sales on web, google
sales on web, google, ms publisher: the idea is good but not perfect. Instead of videos I would simply try to create flash movies that would do this online training and try to sell those. There is definitely something that there is space for and can definitely be marketed properly and...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: validating credit cards online, sally dee, cc billing
sally dee, cc billing, ebay: Go to PayPal.com. Customers can pay using their credit cards or transfer from thier checking accounts. You can use the funds from your PayPal account with a debit card you will get from them or you can have the funds transfered to your bank. This is the option...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: voice portal, free online resource center, target market
free online resource center, target market, asia country: Hi Billy, I asked a techie friend about this and he tells me that this technology has not been widely adopted to the extent that you should build a portal using that as your basic technology, unless you are confident your target market consists of voice XML...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web advertisements, google adsense, web advertisements
google adsense, web advertisements, google: Hi! Google Adsense is the best way to generate revenue from ads placed on your site. It s free but you need to have a theme-based site so that Google can approve you. What s a theme-based site? It s a site that has a common theme around it, e.g. bird-watching,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web advertisements, richard seltzer, web advertisements
richard seltzer, web advertisements, stats program: Impressions is the term that Google uses in its Adsense stats. That s the number of times that Google says its ads are viewed. My Web host s stats program shows the traffic to those pages to be about 4000 page views per day. The clicks (according to Google)...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web advertisements, web advertisements, banner advertisements
web advertisements, banner advertisements, google: I personally like google ads. I feel they are not intrusive to your website looks, they also look as if they are part of your site, which can be good and bad. Another is to specifically set up small places on your website for graphic and banner advertisements...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web advertisements, web advertisements, target market
web advertisements, target market, website goals: Hi Site Owner, This will depend on many circumstances. Google AdSense is one option and there are many others. You would need to look into them and evaluate which one is best for you based on website goals, your target market, etc. Remember that if...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web advertisements, other search engines, search engine format
other search engines, search engine format, web advertisements: Still, if a site offers free services or information, then I suppose that you were looking for ways to bring in money to help support the site. If the information on your site is free, are you looking for the site to bring in clients for other services you...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web advertisements, web advertisements, money generator
web advertisements, money generator, clickthrough rates: Site Owner, The answer depends on the nature of your site and the demographics of your site traffic. Given enough targeted traffic, you could test Google Adwords as a means of trying to generate some cash. Google s ads may be able to be positioned on your...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Builder Software, web builder software, web site building software
web builder software, web site building software, site building software: Hi Kathleen, I understand where you are coming from! I got started in this business because of maintaing my dad s business website. It was done with a site builder, and while you could change some things, the actual scripting and codes were not up to...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Business, tapes c, drop shipping
tapes c, drop shipping, quality data: Hi Mike! I m not too knowledgeable about drop shipping except that you need to be extra careful when you get into that business. However, if you re looking for good information on selling online, I only have one recommendation, which has helped me tremendously...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Business, dropship program, tapes c
dropship program, tapes c, hi mary: Hi Mike, Drop shipping isn t my expertise, I maintain a website for a client that has a dropship program, but as to the ins and outs of the business I feel as if I would not be able to do you much in the quality of advice on this one. Mary Schlager ...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Business, drop ship source directory, free online resource center
drop ship source directory, free online resource center, tapes c: Hi Mike, I m not familiar with any specific ebooks, but I can point you toward a couple of websites that I feel are good resources: Chris Malta s Worldwide Brands http://www.worldwidebrands.com/ Drop Ship Source Directory http://wilsonweb.com/afd/dropship.htm...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Business, major search engines, tapes c
major search engines, tapes c, mortor: Mike, Congratulations, you are one of the few who have contacted me that have even looked to see if there are books on the subject. Yes, it is confusing as to what book, tape, program to get. They all have their way of saying it is the road to financial...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Business, small business internet, jay abraham
small business internet, jay abraham, tapes c: Hi Mike, Generally, for practical advice in connection with starting a small business (internet or otherwise), I think Jay Abraham s books hit the target pretty well. This one is a good read: Getting Everything You Can Out of All You Ve Got: 21 Ways You...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Design and Hosting, city zip code, email address book
city zip code, email address book, zip code area: Hi Teresa, I m wondering what the registration info is for and what you need to do with the information. Do you need just to keep track of it or do you need to send things to the people who register or print out something? This sounds pretty simple....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Hosting, allexperts, host provider
allexperts, host provider, complete solution: I have a system that I feel you will love! It is 100% all inclusive... Send me an e-mail and refrence AllExperts in the subject line (I get a lot of spam and wouldn t want to delete it) maryschlager@yourdot-comsolution.com I offer specials off the...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Hosting, dropship program, ship sales
dropship program, ship sales, will most likely need: I am not totally familiar with ebay to be perfectly honest. I have had some friends that got burned so I stay away from it. Others I am sure have had great luck, or it wouldn t be such a big business. Anyway, a host is the computer that your domain resides...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web hosting and ebook questions, paul rankin, ink products
paul rankin, ink products, e book: Hi Paul, You would most likely want to be able to do it 2 ways. First for your e-books for ease you would want to be able to be as fully automated as possible. You would want to be able to use a secure form for your visitors to fill out and as soon as...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Marketing, target market, seo company
target market, seo company, silverton: Hi Jeff, I would look into where your target market it hanging out. Perhaps a popular HR blog, magazine, email newsletter, etc. If you can discover where many of your potential clients are then target them with a clean, sharp and strong offer directly...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Marketing, target audience, increasing traffic
target audience, increasing traffic, image tags: .................. Andrew, Getting people to your site is easy. Getting people that are interested in what you have to offer is another thing. Yes, search engines (SE) are a great way to drive traffic to your site but appearing first in the results for...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Site Promotion, free online resource center, target market
free online resource center, target market, purchase ads: Hi Gordon, I can only answer your questions in a general way, since different marketing methods will be effective for different businesses, and the only way to find out what works for yours is to experiment and measure your results. Start by asking yourself...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web site biz, richard seltzer, google
richard seltzer, google, report html: Use content to attract traffic by way of search engines. See my articles at http://www.samizdat.com/report.html http://www.samizdat.com/brandandtraffic.html Also check my book Web Business Bootcamp, published by Wiley and available from my online store...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Traffic, funding ministry, search categories
funding ministry, search categories, web traffic: Wayne It is sad to have to be sceptical about the large claims that a person or some companies make. I am however, very doubtful that these companies deliver in this promise....if they do it is likely that the thousands of visitors you would get would be...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Web Traffic, free online resource center, target market
free online resource center, target market, pay per click advertising: Hi Wayne, I took a look at your site and as you indicated in your question, it is a very specialized site with a very specific target market. It is probably not worth your while to pay of the companies you mentioned to deliver thousands of site visitors within...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Content, Copyright question, free online resource center, networking community
free online resource center, networking community, copyright infringement: Hi Kryssa, I strongly advise you do not use any articles or other original content without express permission from the author. By express permission I mean either the resource box clearly indicates you are free to reprint it on a website or in an ezine,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, business benefit, good question
business benefit, good question, seo: Hello, This is a good question, that does not have a simple yes-no answer. It depends on the following factors... 1. Is the domain name high-quality and will it have some sort of business benefit 2. Is there a slightly different domain you can buy for...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, domain auction, auction company
domain auction, auction company, tricky situation: Tricky situation. It really depends on how important the domain is to the current owner. If you approach them now with an offer, they may ask for a really high price and renew the domain just to keep it from you. Or, if you re really honest and upfront with...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, horner, good luck
horner, good luck: There are companies such as register dot com that will camp on a website you want and snatch it up once it s available---you might want to explore that avenue; otherwise alerting the owner to the fact you re interested might result in it getting renewed by...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, best wishes, might make sense
best wishes, might make sense: Patrick, It depends on how much you need that URL. If it s not urgent, it might make sense to just wait for expiration and grab it. On the other hand, if you really need it, then approaching the owner with an offer to buy it from them would be the reasonable...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, domain name owner, godaddy
domain name owner, godaddy, dean: Hello Patrick, Thanks for writing in. You can try to negotiate a price with the owner or you could wait for it to expire and try to grab it. Godaddy.com has a service that allows you to give authority to godaddy.com to negotiate with the domain name...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, catch 22, domain name
catch 22, domain name, domain names: If you contact them, they will see an interest and chances are they will renew the domain name and they would probably charge you a higher fee since there is a demand for that domain name. It is usually better to look for another domain name and watch the...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, silverton, ezra
silverton, ezra, good luck: Hi Patrick, If you don t need the domain right away, you could hold off and see what happens. But if the profits off the domain you could make in one year is more then how much you would pay for the domain, it would be worth purchasing now. Good luck,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, selling attitudes, institute of management consultants
selling attitudes, institute of management consultants, uspto: Patrick. Not knowing what the site name is and what you plan to do with the site name after you get it, I can only make some general comments made in the form of questions * Are you in love with the name because you’ve been using it for so long that it...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Help, hurry, domain name
hurry, domain name: Hi Patrick, If you really want it ASAP then talk to them and buy it. Since they are not updating it so they will just try to get rid of it... But they might start thinking in terms of how much they have spent on it in this scenario. Just ask them casually...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website marketing, new business opportunities, target market
new business opportunities, target market, academic theories: Hi Davis, When looking to start any marketing initiative, you need to establish some sort of plan outlining the objectives, target market, competitors, budgets, timelines, etc. What you are requesting is quite involved. Starting with the marketing plan...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website Revenue Sources, revenue streams, website businesses
revenue streams, website businesses, internet revenue: Dan Apart from the (almost) obvious: -Adwords Adsense (Google) (and equivalent advertising placement entities) -Affiliate links -Shopping on your site if you have products or services you sell I would look at Ralph Wilson on internet revenue and Alan...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website review, telecom manufacturers, success web
telecom manufacturers, success web, initial offering: I am a sales and marketing consultant in the telecommunications industry and have been putting sites online for telecom manufacturers for about 15 years. I started my own sites with very little effort about this time last year and they are now making a little...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website traffic research, traffic research, flash pages
traffic research, flash pages, flash components: Brad, Regarding flash, I would definitely NOT use it as an intro. That irritates people. flash can add motion and interactivity to your site, which can be good. Just don t use it for the sake of using it. Instead of adding testimonial audio - make it video,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Website, canadian merchants, beanstream
canadian merchants, beanstream, creative samples: Hi Jacques, My responses would be to use 9th sphere, since I work for them ;) Costs for website services really depend on how much time it takes to create - creative, functionality, server configuration, etc. I would suggest you put together a website...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Working with excel in the web, dear mary, warm regards
dear mary, warm regards, multiple users: I am not sure what it is you are attempting to do here. Where is it you are working with excel? Are you looking to set up a website? I apologize but I am not understanding your question. If you are using excel on your computer at home or work and set up...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web based business, free online resource center, ebay store
free online resource center, ebay store, drop shipper: Hi Penney, that s a very legitimate question and the first one that every aspiring netrepreneur needs to ask - what business do I want to be in? Basically, you can: - Sell someone else s products (by becoming a reseller or using a drop shipper, or by participating...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web buisness, web buisness, money schemes
web buisness, money schemes, brilliant ideas: Larry I have not seen the advertisements you mention. Making a minimum amount of effort usually produces a minimal result...there are exceptions based on brilliant ideas but even these require someone to bring them to realistic fruition. That usually...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web business, drop shippers, viable idea
drop shippers, viable idea, wall clocks: hello, I am afraid i will not be able to suggest to you a drop shipping company, but here is a related article that may help you look and decide: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/0,4621,306132,00.html I am afraid that therer is a lot of bad service...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web design and hosting, beta project, buy a domain name
beta project, buy a domain name, time microsoft: For a limited time Microsoft has a free hosting and domain name beta project/ http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/officelive/default.aspx Also - www.doteasy.com has free hosting for a $25 buy a domain name fee. I hope this helps. Jen www.unstuckmarketing.com...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web hosting, business startup checklist, john wiley sons
business startup checklist, john wiley sons, affiliate providers: Hi Anu, I don t know of any website hosting services that are free and don t have ads. However, you can find some very affordable hosting options such as those offered by www.godaddy.com. They have hosting packages for as little as $5 per month. For additional...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web hosting, free web hosts, free web host
free web hosts, free web host, google: Hi Anu, Unfortunately most free web hosts will not allow you to place Google adsense. Furthermore, Google will probably not give you an account if you host your site on a free web host. The best alternative I can suggest is this site: http://www.my.ws/solidbytes/...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Two web ideas, intro button, hi mary
intro button, hi mary, company thanks: Ways to market your e-book really isn t my expertise. Possibly contacting someone that owns an actual book store could offer some input as to where you would start. When you talk with a web design company, you want someone who will do what you want, and...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web pages with paypal buttons, paypal buttons, firefox browser
paypal buttons, firefox browser, vbindex: In your source code you have: C:whatapictureBuy 7x5.jpg That is pointing to your local drive probably. You need to use a path that would be pointing to the image on the server. For example, the image with the man and woman is pointing to img src=...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web/ print merge, annie annie, graphic design work
annie annie, graphic design work, offering web design: Annie, The first question I have to ask you is why you would want/need to have web design as part of your firm s services. Do you have a call for graphic design work for printing or do your customers come to you with finished art work to do their printing?...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web/print merge, long term relationship, web design skills
long term relationship, web design skills, offering web design: Hi Annie, I m not sure I understand what your arrangement is. It sounds like you offer printing services yourself, but don t have the skills to do Web design, yet would like to offer both to your customers, so you ve partnered with someone who does have...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Team for success, question thanks, bobbleheads
question thanks, bobbleheads, job application: Earl, I don t know that being in business for yourself is the way to wealth and security nor, as you have written, that working for someone else will do it. The thing is that the only real difference between working for others and for yourself is where...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web sight and e-commerce, prudence dictates, copy websites
prudence dictates, copy websites, websight: Hi Dan! Thanks for writing in! Indeed, webhosts are a dime a dozen and prudence dictates that we have to choose the one that will help in our online business. The one I highly recommend, because it does help online businesses in more ways than one can...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web-site startup, brick and mortar, dummies books
brick and mortar, dummies books, building a web site: Steve, I apologize, but this is the first I was able to get back into the system and locate your question. If you are still looking for some help I ll gladly jump in, I don t want to take up your time if you have already gone to another expert for help in...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web site/ web page as a business., brian curtis, website webpage
brian curtis, website webpage, google: Hello Brian, Definitely. If you go to my site, powermarketingtools.com, you ll see Google ads on the right column. That alone can give you a substantial amount if you have thousands of visitors to your site. When a visitor clicks on any of the Google ads,...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web site, free online resource center, shopping cart system
free online resource center, shopping cart system, suitable graphics: Hi Sara, good question. Assuming you are able to photograph your crafts yourself, and edit the photos to create suitable graphics for a website, all that remains is to write the text/sales copy and create the infrastructure of your site. The easiest way...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: web traffic, web traffic, schlager
web traffic, schlager, thanks in advance: Their ranking in the search engines is a good way to tell. I don t know if there is a software out there where you can find out, but if they have a hit counter on their website, take a look at who hosts the counter and then check with that company to see...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: website, boom and bust, innovative solution
boom and bust, innovative solution, sucessful: Don, I strongly believe the answer is yes. The key to building a successful business, whether on a website or in a traditional store is the same: Figuring out a way to solve someone s problem in a faster, better, cheaper, or more convenient way....

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: website, business presence, good marketing
business presence, good marketing, good fortune: Kitty -Thorough understanding of what you want the website to do and for whom -Usability -Valuable content -Easy (few-steps) shopping basket (purchasing process) -Web and Search engine-friendly design and writing -Constant updating and new content...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: website help, age verification system, steve valiquette
age verification system, steve valiquette, credit card verification: Well, checking for age is a tricky thing. There s no foolproof way. What I suggest is this: Make all your users register and be assigned a login/password. In their profile, have a checkbox that must be checked that states that the user declares that they...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: website traffic research, search engine traffic, traffic research
search engine traffic, traffic research, major search engines: Hi Brad, Adding any features to your site should first be questioned if it will have value to your visitors. A few things to keep in mind. Flash as an intro may block users who don t have the appropriate plug-in. Although, the majority have it, may...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: website, mortar businesses, vaporware
mortar businesses, vaporware, sucessful: Like everything, it depends on the market and your product. Most of the vaporware of the 90 s and the ability to fund any company simply by adding .com are gone. You need a solid business plan to forge ahead---just like bricks & mortar businesses. I...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: whats good product to sale, jasper alabama, quiknet
jasper alabama, quiknet, multiple day: Hi Adam----sorry for delay in responding as I ve been away at a multiple day seminar. Let me suggest you e-mail Candy Webb who is an independent distributor of Xango, a health product that I understand is having spectacular sales success in the home based...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: window resizing..., developing a website, cnn
developing a website, cnn, white space: I would suggest you design with one size in mind - this will mean you will have white space on one of both sides of your page. Take a look at cnn.com for example - noticed white size on the right side of the page. This site is designed for a certain size and...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: work at home opportunities, money stuffing envelopes, e mail address
money stuffing envelopes, e mail address, ameriplan usa: All the mail stuffing opportinities I ve seen involve charging you money to tell you to run and ad and tell people to send you $ to learn how to make money stuffing envelopes which would require you to tell those responding the same thing. Not a way to...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: ?, free online resource center, credit card payments
free online resource center, credit card payments, google: Hi Greg, thank you for those kind comments. I believe what you are looking for is usually called an instant online store , meaning a template, hosting, shopping cart and merchant account or payment system are all included in the monthly fees. There may be...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: How can I ?, exact procedure, musical background
exact procedure, musical background, sally: Hello Michael, Follow the exact procedure you would use to store a Picfile (jpg ect.), except it will be a .mid file. The command will be: embed src=http://YOUR SERVICE PROVIDER/YOUR SCREEN NAME/file name.mid hidden=true loop=false bgsound src=http://YOUR...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: how to, starting a home business, crowd
starting a home business, crowd, profits: The answer is quite simple: What are you good at? What can you offer to the people next to you (or far away!) than noone else has to offer. The internet is jam packed with companies that offer exactly the same thing as everybody else, and things that you can...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: I am sure., irs taxable income, home office deduction
irs taxable income, home office deduction, c statement: Taxable income, very generally, is calculated by computing your cost of the goods or raw materials, manufacturing expenses, shipping, warehousing & all the rest and deducting that from the gross sales price; that gets you a cost of goods sold; usually overhead...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: ?, credit card solutions, credit card payments
credit card solutions, credit card payments, marketing newsletter: ........ Greg, Try Site 2 You at: http://snurl.com/252o . There, you can easily build a site and even have it hosted VERY inexpensively. If they don t have credit card solutions there, you can always try Paypal ( http://www.paypal.com ). All...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Yahoo domain and Ebay store integration, domain hosts, domain link
domain hosts, domain link, yahoo stores: The only thing I can suggest is to read the terms Yahoo has on domains you purchase thru them. You may be able to transfer your domain registrar to godaddy and then use their re-direct service. To transfer your domain to them just go to www.godaddy.com and...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Yahoo Store or eBay, drop ship program, brick and mortar store
drop ship program, brick and mortar store, apples to apples: It is really hard to just give you a specific answer without know what you are looking to do. Do you have one product or several. Do you stock, have ties to a drop ship program, or do you currently have a brick and mortar store and now want to expand to...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Yahoo website, yahoo catalog, ing files
yahoo catalog, ing files, merchant package: you have to read the info yahoo provies about FTP ing files to the hosting space they are providing you. In dreamweaver you must define a site which will connect to the yahoo server. The entire dreamweaver manual can be accessed from the top help drop down...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: Young Professional to start home based business, professional civil engineer, search engine submission
professional civil engineer, search engine submission, degree in environmental engineering: Which content is mostly accessed by the people? It really depends on the news. It may be Brad Pitt or 911. What type of sites are best and people go and visit them? People want your to solve their problem or struggles. Do you want something that you...

E-Commerce, Web Businesses: yellowpages.com, pressure sales tactics, expansion goals
pressure sales tactics, expansion goals, horror stories: Agusto. The same advice as I gave you goes. An on line yellow pages is just that . . . an on-line version of the yellow pages. About the only advantage would be to have your name address accessible via another venue. Again, do not expect it to do what...

Eagle: 1983 AMC Eagle Rear Lights, amc eagle, fuse panel
amc eagle, fuse panel, fuse box: Sure I can help. I worked on Eagles when they first came out in 1980 thru 1988. In fact I had 3 eagles myself. The fuse panel is located up under the dash directly behind the headlight switch. Look hard it s up there. I have a complete tail light assembly...

Eagle: 91 Eagle Talon will not start, eagle talon, accelerator pedal
eagle talon, accelerator pedal, control boxes: Whoever did the shampoo got detergent and or water into the ignition module or into the coil pack(s) and most likely shorted out some of the electronics within these components. Whenever you do an engine cleaning you, In my opinion, ALWAYS leave the engine...

Eagle: air in water system, blown head gasket, coolant system
blown head gasket, coolant system, water overflows: bleed the freeze plug ?. That s one I have never heard before which is exactly INCORRECT. Depending upon how HOT the engine got, You may have a blown head gasket(s) that is causing your problem. If your son is like mine, He drove it HOT for many miles...

Eagle: cold air intakes, mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor
mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor, mass air flow: Jason, About all your going to do is spend thousands of dollars for very little gain in horse power. There are kits out there But I do NOT recommend and or provide information to alter the vehicle manufacturers original design for the vehicle. Your...

Eagle: 1983 AMC Eagle Rear Lights, chrome bezel, bezel
Eagle: 1983 AMC Eagle Rear Lights, chrome bezel, bezel

Eagle: my reverse lights are staying on all the time..., chevy blazer, electrical schematics
chevy blazer, electrical schematics, backup light: IF you canread an electrical schematic for the backup light circuit and the interior light, I can e-mail you the electrical schematics. Please contact me at: onlineautohelp@msn.com for more information as this website does NOT allow the e--mailing...

Eagle: steering column disassembly, e mail address, eagle wagon
e mail address, eagle wagon, steering wheel: This is a project that I would not even WISH on a marine. It is very complex and has many small parts. If you have an e-mail address and I scan and e-mail you the procedure from an 87 factory service manual as this site does NOT allow pictures. Contact...

Eagle: strict off road amc, carburation system, eagle wagon
carburation system, eagle wagon, offroad vehicle: You should have asked me this question 4 years ago I owned 4 of them. An 80, 81, 85, and and 86. They can be lifted, I did 2 of mine. The carbs can be replaced with standard chevy carbs. and the smog is easy also. I still have all the modification for changing...

Eagle: Transmission, cylinder head gaskets, cv boots
cylinder head gaskets, cv boots, eagle talon: sounds like you have a pretty bad transmission/clutch problem. could be a few things, clutch could be shot completely. thats pretty likly given that description. other then that i really cant think of much...could just be the clutch slipping like crazy. but...

Eagle: wheel bearing replacement, rear wheel bearings, wheel bearing replacement
rear wheel bearings, wheel bearing replacement, daily basis: To be perfectly honest, I can t ever remember working on an Eagle Talon so I have absolutely no clue as to how they come off. If I had personal access to the vehicle I could certainly tell you how. Sorry, I could not help you on this one. I do not have...

Eagle Repair: 1900 Eagle Vista Voltage Regulator, proper tension, altenator
proper tension, altenator, eagle vista: I ve not had the pleasure yet to replace an altenator yet on a Vista. According to a nationally recognized labor guide to remove the altenator pays 1.2 hours. To replace the voltage regulator pays 0.4 hours once removed. If this 2.0L SOHC is like all...

Eagle Repair: 1990 eagle vista timing belt, delicate procedure, eagle vista
delicate procedure, eagle vista, mechanical knowledge: Mike, From your question it appears that your mechanical knowledge and hands on experience is unsufficient to take on this task. This requires a vast amount of knowledge and hands on expertise. I STRONGLY suggest that you have a competent and reliable...

Eagle Repair: 1991 Summit stuck in gear, eagle summit, car section
eagle summit, car section, mitsu: They both talk but for the most part when it comes to trans shifting and such your TCU does all the work. I don t know if you ve read my profile but I m kind of a Mitsu dork myself and have run across a few circuit boards with leaking caps and discoloration...

Eagle Repair: 1992 mazda protege, dirty shine, tune up 3
dirty shine, tune up 3, mazda protege: Let s see... 1) Check to see if your air filter is dirty, shine a light on one side and if the light does not shine through the filter, then it should be changed. 2) Are the spark plugs and wires worn or defective? When was your last tune up? 3) Have...

Eagle Repair: 1993 Eagle talon starter problems, starter problems, starter motor
starter problems, starter motor, eagle talon: Explain your meaning of: won t turn over and start. Can you hear the starter motor running but the engine is not physically cranking the engine as opposed to the engine actually starting up and running ?. Or dose the starter just make a grinding...

Eagle Repair: 1994 BUICK PARK AVE, buick park ave, power antenna
buick park ave, power antenna, intermittent fault: What work of ANY KIND WHAT-SO-EVER has been done on the vehicle prior to this problem ?. Have you had ANY problems with the blower motor that provides A/C and heat air flow into the passengers compartment thru the vents on the dash ?. Are you parking...

Eagle Repair: 1994 Eagle Talon, eagle talon, fuel tank
eagle talon, fuel tank, rubber hose: You could possibly have a weak rubber hose of whiich connects the fuel pump to the pickup tube within the fuel tank and this will cause the fuel pump to suck air into the fuel line. If this starting problem DOES NOT occur when the fuel tank is FULL I would...

Eagle Repair: 1994 eagle talon 1.8 L automatic, transmission control module, eagle talon
transmission control module, eagle talon, preventative maintenance: Sorry, but there s not something simple. BUT don t flush it, that s a waste of time and money. Flushing a transmission is preventative maintenance and very seldomly actually fixes anything. The few times it does fix something most of those just end...

Eagle Repair: 1994 talon fwd transmission, torque converter, rear seal
torque converter, rear seal, eagle talon: Access the vehicles computer and see if any codes are present and delete them Or you can pull the computer fuse(s) with the engine OFF and the ignition OFF and this should resolve your problem. You can also try disconnecting the battery to reset the computer...

Eagle Repair: 1995 Eagle Talon ESi, eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon esi
eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon: If the motor overheats, it doesn t matter if it s 1 mile, or 100,000 miles. The head gasket CAN be blown if heated bad enough (as well as cracking the head which is even more $$$) Some cars require retorquing the head (not replacing the gasket. Just maintenance)...

Eagle Repair: 1995 Eagle Talon ESi, eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon esi
eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon: Hi Guy unfortunately there is never any fixed millage or time period that things are suposed to last in an engine. I have heard of head gaskets lasting 100 000 miles and some only lasting 10 000 miles, the only differance between the two periods is the...

Eagle Repair: 1995 Eagle Vision ESI, 3.5 liter engine, 6cyl, 4door, eagle vision esi, steering wheel
eagle vision esi, steering wheel, rack and pinion: Glad you are O.K. and in one piece! The problem here will be found inside your steering column. Probably the shaft connecting the steering wheel to the rack and pinion has broken. OR The ring that holds the steering wheel to the column has worn dramatically....

Eagle Repair: 1995 eagle vision, haynes manual, inexperienced person
haynes manual, inexperienced person, eagle vision: You do not need special tools ot change it, however it is a very tedious task, since you will have to remove the timing belt in order to get to it. The best I can do is to tell you to go and purchase a HAYNES manual which will give you a step by step procedure...

Eagle Repair: 1995 talon engine miss, talon esi, piston rings
talon esi, piston rings, compression tester: # 1 cylinder either has a broken compression ring on the piston and or a crack in the intake or exhaust valve or possibly a problem with the exhaust valve stem guides. What you may find useful is to: 1. remove all the spark plugs. 2. Pull off...

Eagle Repair: 1997 Eagle Talon - Emissions, chrysler jeep dealer, mitsubishi eclipses
chrysler jeep dealer, mitsubishi eclipses, new car dealer: OH, You have got yourself in a mess with this one. Most likely the previous owner had some emissions problems and either had the CHECK ENGINE LIGHT bulb that is supposed to illuminate on the dash removed and or disconnected which is quite a common prctice...

Eagle Repair: 1998 Mark VIII, mark viii, glove box
mark viii, glove box, teeth: WHY do you think that the actuator ARM is at fault ?. Most cases is that the small electric motor inside of the controller that moves the ARM back and forth has failed. ADJUSTING this ARM must be done EXACTLY CORRECT or you will strip the plastic teeth...

Eagle Repair: 1995 Eagle Talon overheating, head gasket, 1995 eagle talon
head gasket, 1995 eagle talon, coolant: Donnie, Have you had it pressure tested for leaks etc.? Is the water pump working? You could have it tested for a failed head gasket. Is it only overheating at a stand still or constantly?Is it leaking coolant or just overheating? Do you live in hot temperature...

Eagle Repair: 96 Talon - belts skip, alternator belt, egr flow
alternator belt, egr flow, harmonic balancer: You definitely need to replace the power steering pulley if it wobbles. Have your EGR yalve replaced with a new one and check your timing using a harmonic balancer.Chiltons manuals are great for learn/DIY mechanics. Get one on the Mitsubishi counterpart...

Eagle Repair: 420A Exhaust, exhaust manifold, exhaust system
exhaust manifold, exhaust system, flange: Without actually seeing this exhaust part, I really have no idea. You will always experience a reduction in engine power when the A/C compressor is engaged due to the extreme amount of force it takes to turn the internal pistons within the compressor. ...

Eagle Repair: 83 wagoneer 360 engine, blown head gasket, engine oil pressure
blown head gasket, engine oil pressure, coolant loss: If it was a coolant loss, it could be a porrly installed plug, or rust that made it pop out (I don t suppose you were able to save it?) This past winter may have been too cold for the amount of antifreeze in it, and it partially pushed out the plug (check...

Eagle Repair: 90 Eagle Talon Freeze Plugs, core radiator, slide hammer
core radiator, slide hammer, freeze plugs: There is no stupidity involved in your question. Freeze plugs are normally found on the crankcase block (the bottom part) of the engine. They should be between an inch to two inches and a half in diameter and should be pulled out with a slide hammer. ...

Eagle Repair: 90 eagle talon awd turbo, test light, ground source
test light, ground source, battery drain: You CANNOT use the TEST LIGHT method on computerized newer vehicles as the computer continously .50 amps (1/2 of an amp) at ALL times in order for the computer to retain it s memory. as well as the vehicles clock and preset radio stations. This above said...

Eagle Repair: 91 eclipse 2L turbo, no spark, transistor module, plymouth dealership
transistor module, plymouth dealership, fuel pump relay: Hi Steve Sorry about the delay, with regards to your problem I must say it sounds like the computer is about to give up. The reason I say so is as follows, the computer controls the fuel pump relay and the ignition on the vehicle. If the computer has a...

Eagle Repair: '91 Talon Problem, eagle talon tsi awd, stepper motor
eagle talon tsi awd, stepper motor, tempreture: Hi Derek Sorry about the delay in my reply. Not an un-common problem, the idle stepper motor and TPS are to blame for this. When the engine is cold the motor tends to rev slightly higher to obtain operating tempreture in a quicker time. The coolant sensor...

Eagle Repair: 91 talon trans won't pull, clutch slave cylinder, clutch master cylinder
clutch slave cylinder, clutch master cylinder, tow truck driver: OK, first off if you press in the clutch, try to crank the car I need to know what it attempts to do. If it pulls/bucks/jerks then your clutch is not being fully disengaged. This is more than likely because of a leaking Clutch slave cylinder, Clutch master...

Eagle Repair: 92 Eagle Summit 2WD sedan CV Joint, cv joint, slide hammer
cv joint, slide hammer, snap ring: I will try to be as clear as possible. If you look closely at the end of the inner CV joint you might see the gear sticking out of the transmission and where the CV joint is covering that part. That is exactly where you should place a crow bar and use...

Eagle Repair: 93 Talon won't start, mechanical work, spark plugs
mechanical work, spark plugs, alternator: The FIRST thing you are going to have to determine is if your problem is FUEL related and or no ignition to the SPARK PLUGS. Once this is established, Then we can proceed with further diagnostics. What mechanical work or ANY kind of work has been performed...

Eagle Repair: 95 eagle talon esi ball joint, ball joints, ball joint
ball joints, ball joint, straight arm: It s called you take it to the dealer with your tow bill in hand and have them repair the body damage, replace the straight arm (provided it was the failing one) and replace the bowed arm (if it s bowed more) at no charge per the provisions of the recall....

Eagle Repair: Alternator Belt, haynes manual, eagle talon
haynes manual, eagle talon, 8l: The belt can be easily replaced by a novice mechanic, go to your parts store and purchase a Haynes manual which will give you the procedure on how you can replace it. As far as boosting is concerned, IF you decide to change the belt yourself, you MUST...

Eagle Repair: alternator light, pep boys, eagle talon
pep boys, eagle talon, electrical plug: Did you have the alternator TESTED before you installed it ?. It is very possible that the alternator is faulty. Did you recheck to see if the fuse is blown again and or ANOTHER fuse may be blown ?. Are you POSITIVE that you got the correct alternator...

Eagle Repair: auto repair, turbo model, auto repair
turbo model, auto repair, sensors: If this is a non-turbo 95-98 model talon then you could have one of a few sensors acting up making it shift harshly. If it s the turbo model then I am not real familiar with the transmission in there. What year model, is it turbo, and is there a check...

Eagle Repair: auto trans no reverse, auto base, shift transmission
auto base, shift transmission, shift cable: Sounds like a BS story to me. IF the cable WERE stretched you would have problems in getting it into PARK, Neutral and 1st gear assumin that this is an AUTOMATIC transmission. IF it is a STANDARD shift transmission and IF the shifting of the gears has...

Eagle Repair: I have an automatic 84 Eagle..., flywheel teeth, main bearing
flywheel teeth, main bearing, thanks in advance: Hi Alan Sounds like either the main bearing or the flywheel itself is to blame for this problem. If the main bearing is shot the flywheel could be moved off center and therefore not engage the starter in certain areas. The other is that when the transmission...

Eagle Repair: blowby, mass air sensor, vent pipes
mass air sensor, vent pipes, piston rings: Hi Michelle The mechanic is in fact correct, the cause of the oil in the air intake is from blowby. The cause of excessive blowby is worn piston rings, which allows some of the combusted gas to pass into the crankcase. The crankcase is then under pressure...

Eagle Repair: A/C, plymouth acclaim, 134a
plymouth acclaim, 134a, freon: I m not an AC guru (I just have the basics down, and I learn each time I talk to someone about it just how little I know) The leak that drained it in the first place may be why the pressure isn t coming up, or the low pressure sensor (on the line with...

Eagle Repair: A/C, plymouth acclaim, 134a
plymouth acclaim, 134a, freon: 1: No dissipation that I know of.(probably a leak) 2: I m not an AC tech,so I m not sure 3: Leak sealer works on small leaks (I used it on a Chev the ohter day) 4: Labor? No idea. The average parts price can be had from http://www.schucks.com (I work for...

Eagle Repair: Eagle Premier Radio, premium sound system, graphic eq
premium sound system, graphic eq, premier radio: Hi Beau Sorry about the late reply, I have been trying to find a wiring diagram for this radio configaration. I have unfortunately not been able to find one. I will however take my best shot at trying to answer your question. The harness in the vehicle...

Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon Engine Problem, mass flow sensor, mass air flow sensor
mass flow sensor, mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor: Even though the MASS air flow sensor is NEW, Does not GUARANTEE that it is 100% operational. I have seen many of these sensors and others that were defective right out of the box. Have you considered that someone else was given this sensor and may have damaged...

Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon Engine, eagle talon, egine
eagle talon, egine, compression test: You stated: when we pulled out the plug, the car stayed the same and there was no difference in idleing or anything, but there was still a spark. This indicates that you have a problem in the valves on that cylinder. run a compression test on...

Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon transmission is shot?, eagle talon, reputable facility
eagle talon, reputable facility, shift gears: Your making a HUGE MISTAKE putting in a used transmission. You have NO CLUE as to what the internal condition IS of this USED transmission except what the seller tells you and this is dangerous as the seller only wants to sell it to you with NO WARRANTY. ...

Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon Water Pump, eagle talon tsi, 1995 eagle talon
eagle talon tsi, 1995 eagle talon, 1995 eagle talon tsi: Hi Brent Sorry about the delay in my reply, firstly the replacement of the water is pretty straight forward, when you get to it. It is quite a mission to get to the water pump as it sit under the timing belt cover on the pulley side of the engine. The best...

Eagle Repair: Eagle Vision Backfiring, eagle vision esi, spark plug wires
eagle vision esi, spark plug wires, coil pack: The exact same problem happened on my Eagle Vision 1994 3.3L with the exact same mileage, especially when the engine was cold. After changing the spark plug wires the backfiring stopped. Change those first and if the problem persists, you should have...

Eagle Repair: Engine Seize, low oil pressure, oil light
low oil pressure, oil light, oil level: Hi Lisa According to the handbook for the Eagle Talon, the oil should be changed only every 5000 miles so I don t think it was a problem with changing the oil. If the oil level was low and the oil light was coming on then this could be a problem. The low...

Eagle Repair: Exhaust System Help, eagle talon tsi, wheel drive car
eagle talon tsi, wheel drive car, cat back exhaust: You got yourself in a real mess. If the exhaust has been altered, Who knows what else has been altered. Your pretty well at a guessing game at this point. Even if you replaced the whole exhaust system back to the original factory specs it still may not pass...

Eagle Repair: egr valve, exhaust gas, intake manifold
exhaust gas, intake manifold, gasket: Are you getting a CHECK ENGINE light illumination on the dash ?. If so, What CODE9S) are you getting. Are you getting cool intake manifold air or HOT exhaust gas air ?. What size engine ?. WHY did you replace the intake gasket ?. autohel...

Eagle Repair: 1994 Eagle Talon, fuel management system, advance auto parts
Eagle Repair: 1994 Eagle Talon, fuel management system, advance auto parts, talon tsi

Eagle Repair: 1997 Eagle Talon - Emissions, eagle talon, pcm
Eagle Repair: 1997 Eagle Talon - Emissions, eagle talon, pcm, dealer dodge

Eagle Repair: 420A Exhaust, flex pipe, exhaust components
Eagle Repair: 420A Exhaust, flex pipe, exhaust components, straight pipe

Eagle Repair: 95 eagle talon esi ball joint, better buisness, brake calipers
Eagle Repair: 95 eagle talon esi ball joint, better buisness, brake calipers, ball joints

Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon Engine, countershaft, timing chain
Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon Engine, countershaft, timing chain, vibration

Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon transmission is shot?, drive trains, day job
Eagle Repair: Eagle Talon transmission is shot?, drive trains, day job, mercedes ml430

Eagle Repair: Exhaust System Help, check ebay, catalytic converters
Eagle Repair: Exhaust System Help, check ebay, catalytic converters, megan racing

Eagle Repair: Missing? 1993 Eagle Talon, eagel talon, electrical system
Eagle Repair: Missing? 1993 Eagle Talon, eagel talon, electrical system, bump

Eagle Repair: PowerTrain Control Module, tst, talon
Eagle Repair: PowerTrain Control Module, tst, talon

Eagle Repair: Running Problems, 1995 eagle talon, gasket
Eagle Repair: Running Problems, 1995 eagle talon, gasket, air control valve

Eagle Repair: slow starting, performance shop, eagle talon
Eagle Repair: slow starting, performance shop, eagle talon, google

Eagle Repair: TRANSMITION, billy mays
Eagle Repair: TRANSMITION, billy mays

Eagle Repair: torque, torque wrench, torque
Eagle Repair: torque, torque wrench, torque

Eagle Repair: tranny problems, wheel drive car, rear tires
Eagle Repair: tranny problems, wheel drive car, rear tires, front wheel drive

Eagle Repair: valve stem guides, valve stem seals, machining equipment
Eagle Repair: valve stem guides, valve stem seals, machining equipment, builder tools

Eagle Repair: fan doesnt turn on, fuse box, eagle talon
fuse box, eagle talon, eagle dealer: Your going to need an electrical schematic and the test procedures that you can only get from a SERVICE MANUAL (book) that your local Eagle dealer has. take the vehicle into the shop. There are to many possible components that could be at fault and all...

Eagle Repair: Gas Milage, eagle summit, gas mileage
eagle summit, gas mileage, schucks: It sounds like your O2 sensor is bad (they suggest 60K replacement. Check prices on http://www.partsamerica.com I work for Schucks which is part of it), or your injectors are getting clogged (I put CD2 MPG fuel additive in and went from 14 to 20 mpg)....

Eagle Repair: HELP!!!!, one of these mornings, night cuz
one of these mornings, night cuz, dumb thing: I think it is just that your battery is low on power try throwing a battery charger on it over night cuz it sounds to me that it cranks over slow the starter is not geting full power . that is what it seems to be i thing umm i dont thing the starter is bad...

Eagle Repair: hesitating, mass airflow sensor, banjo fittings
mass airflow sensor, banjo fittings, rubber hoses: The fuel filter is located on the right hand side of the firewall. It is a cylinder like component with a line attatching to the top and a second attaching to the bottom. It will have 4 brass washers, two banjo bolts and probably two rubber hoses with banjo...

Eagle Repair: ignition switch problem, eagle vision esi, starter solenoid
eagle vision esi, starter solenoid, sterring wheel: WHY ?, Would you want to replace the steering column for this type of fault ?. the miost common problems are: a weak cell in the battery. Needs to be tested. an intermittent fault in the starter. Needs to be tested. A fault in the starter solenoid....

Eagle Repair: Missing? 1993 Eagle Talon, bump in the road, wiring harnesses
bump in the road, wiring harnesses, battery connections: Have him check all of the electrical connections that are attached to where the POSITIVE battery cable is attached either at a junction box mounted in the engine compartment or at the starter. There are numerous ignition relays on this vehicle and IF your...

Eagle Repair: PowerTrain Control Module, eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon esi
eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon: Your mechanic should know better than to tell you that you ONLY have a RELAY or PCM problem. There are hundreds of low voltage circuits within the PCM and naturally you destroyed one because the car would not start. Then when you used your test light, You...

Eagle Repair: passat problem 1996, pam kelly, better business bureau
pam kelly, better business bureau, saturn dealer: Without physically seeing this vehicle the possibilities are way to numerous to even make any type of suggestions, Especially if there was an engine fire that damaged numerous electrical wires. Some states have what is called an IMPLIED WARRANTY for just...

Eagle Repair: power loss, talon tsi awd, autohelp
talon tsi awd, autohelp, factory specs: WHY did you rebuild the engine ?. There are so many possibilities that it would take HOURS to list them all. Are you SURE you do NOT have an exhaust restriction ?. Valve timing could be OFF. Fuel pressure/volume could be LOW. autohel...

Eagle Repair: Removal of old wiper blades - 1995 Eagle Talon, thick needle, wiper blades
thick needle, wiper blades, eagle talon: I will explain how to remove them by assuming that your wiper blades are affixed onto a curve ended wiper arm. It is very important to first see how the blade is secured onto the arm, THEN read the appropriate explanation, otherwise you could damage the...

Eagle Repair: Repair of 1993 Eagle tsi automobile, automatic temperature control, temperature control module
automatic temperature control, temperature control module, pleasant iowa: FIRST thing you NEVER do is replace an electronic component WITHOUT first doing the diagnostics to determine WHAT the actual problem IS. It is highly possible that the previous owner of the ATC installed it into his vehicle BEFORE doing the diagnostics...

Eagle Repair: Running Problems, eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon
eagle talon esi, 1995 eagle talon, oxygen sensor: Hi Donnie Sounds like a very strange problem, I have unfortunately not encountered this problem before. I would suggest you check the fuel system completely and make sure there is enough pressure getting to the engine side. Then check all electrical connections...

Eagle Repair: replacing 1994 Talon 1.8L engine, electrical schematics, vacuum leaks
electrical schematics, vacuum leaks, constant velocity: NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT can you SIMPLY install a different size engine without experiencing numerous problems such as transmission adaptation (won t fit or operate correctly) as well as numerous other components. Your vehicle is wired and the computer is designed...

Eagle Repair: replacing struts on 1993 Eagle Summit, rear struts, eagle summit
rear struts, eagle summit, compression pressure: I am not familiar with your vehicle, But struts are fairly simple to install. If your struts go on the inside of the large coil spring you may have to remove the spring and this requires delicate careful proper removal using ALL safety devices. Should this...

Eagle Repair: *******MY S/X 4X4 EAGLE*******, aftermarket rims, wheel bearings
aftermarket rims, wheel bearings, jim blair: Actually, I reply to ALL pre 88 Eagles and other AMCs, and 91 and older Grand Wagoneers! Your left axle may be bad, or the wheel bearings/hub may be worn. Lift the front wheels one at a time, and twist and shake them to see what is loose. If the wheel wobbles,...

Eagle Repair: Starts sometimes, sometimes not, throttle position sensor, bad throttle position sensor
throttle position sensor, bad throttle position sensor, plymouth laser: Hi Roy Sorry about the delay in my reply, if the computer has not showed any errors after replacing all the above components you mentioned, I would suspect the computer it self. The fact that the car has no spark and that the fault seems to be interrmitant...

Eagle Repair: Subframeconnectors, chevy corsica, wiring harnesses
chevy corsica, wiring harnesses, size engines: I can t help you on the subframe connectors. However as far as the engine swap you have no idea of what is involved in swapping out these 2 different size engines. You will need ALL of the engine and under dash wiring harnesses for from the vehicle that...

Eagle Repair: slow starting, performance muffler, time bill
performance muffler, time bill, eagle talon: ANYTIME you ALTER components on a computerized vehicle, You change the original fuel/air ratio within the intake thus causing hard to start, stumble hesitation or surging problems with the vehicle. How to CORRECT it ?. Put the OEM parts back on. autohel...

Eagle Repair: speedometer, electrical problem, speed sensor
electrical problem, speed sensor, speedometer: Hi Bridget I am sure the jump on the battery did not cause the speedometer to stop functioning. I would check the speed sensor located on the transmission, you should have got an engine check light as well. Check and replace the sensor if neccessary. There...

Eagle Repair: Throttle Body, adjustment screw, eagle talon
adjustment screw, eagle talon, throttle body: Hi Michael Not true, the biss idle screw can be purchased seperately but only from selected shops. I only know of one they do have an online order page at www.machv.com go to the intake section and check out the biss idle screw set. This should be what...

Eagle Repair: TRANSMITION, clutch pack, transmission specialist
clutch pack, transmission specialist, eagle vision: WHY ARE YOU SCREAMING? I DON T EVEN KNOW YOU! The possibility is that your hydraulic delivery system might be clogged or defective (it is a small box found on the transmission that is programmed to deliver trans. oil to the gears when needed- 1st, 2nd,...

Eagle Repair: Transmission shifts only after restarting engine?, eagle vision tsi, pressure sensors
eagle vision tsi, pressure sensors, faulty component: Most common fault is, If applicable to your type of transmission is a failure of one of the solenoids and or pressure sensors inside the transmission. Since it still has the ability to shift, I don t see any major expense here. What you will need is to...

Eagle Repair: talon transmission installation, cv joints, torque converter
cv joints, torque converter, dowel pins: Sounds like you did NOT get the torque converter all the way into the trans pump. Hopefully you did not damage the pump or the converter as it is HIGHLY possible. NOTE: When installing a torque converter it is FULLY inserted into the pump when you CANNOT...

Eagle Repair: torque, lbs torque, torque wrench
lbs torque, torque wrench, autohelp: I could go ahead and provide a lengthy physics calculation for your question, But I will spare you the deatils. Your friend is CORRECT. EXAMPLE: If your torque setting is, Let s say 25 to 30 lbs. Torque it at 35. In other words just use the HIGH...

Eagle Repair: tranny problems, clutch fluid, clutch disc
clutch fluid, clutch disc, throwout bearing: Most likely the trans will have to come out as what has most likely failed is: 1. The pressure plate has come apart. 2. The clutch disc is damaged. 3. The throwout bearing (release bearing) has failed. You stated: when I turn the front wheels by...

Eagle Repair: transmission ( automatic fwd ), axles, failure
axles, failure: It is highly possible that one of the front axles is broken at the inner or outer joint. Or the FINAL DRIVE in the transmission broke. Or you have an internal trans failure. Without looking at it myself, I can t tell you which or what else it could be....

Eagle Repair: transmission, salvage yard, transmission model
salvage yard, transmission model, kick down: Contact me at: meperganfortis@msn.com and let me know what YEAR, MAKE, MODEL, ENGINE SIZE and TRANSMISSION MODEL as well as the vehicles VIN # of your vehicle. I might just have one. If NOT, I can check with some of my sources. A salvage yard...

Eagle Repair: valve stem guides, mechanical aptitude, valve seal
mechanical aptitude, valve seal, valve stem: Really it could take a little work to complet it but i think you could do it but take your take and remember how u took it apart to reinsure you did it right and i think some one like you could do it it really could be a big job but i think you can do it...

Eagle Repair: My wife's Talon, dispersement, 1995 eagle talon
dispersement, 1995 eagle talon, thak: If in FACT it is a fuel injected vehicle and not a computerized carburetor it is unlikely that it was flooded as the vehicles computer would shut the fuel dispersement down. You most likely have a computerized carb vehicle of which can get flooded. ...

Eagles, The: 2002 North American Tour Guitar Picks, gypsy girl, ebay
gypsy girl, ebay, official web: Collect 2 Teach, I ve never seen a 2002 pick, but that doesn t mean they don t exist. Depending on where you see the picks, they may not be legit. You could try ebay, but again, no guarantee they are real. Somtimes they don t put dates on the picks, just...

Eagles, The: Somebody, scott crago, don henley
scott crago, don henley, percussion instruments: Leanna, That man would be Scott Crago, the band s backup drummer. He plays every song that Don Henley does NOT play drums, and plays other percussion instruments (i.e bongos, cymbals, etc.) when Henley DOES play drums (Which is on all of the songs between...

Eagles, The: Touring and Family Life, first hope, kids school
first hope, kids school, focus on the family: It s not terribly easy for any touring musician to perfectly balance life between family and music, especially when they re on tour. I think that while they re touring, they focus solely on the touring, and not their family life. Off tour, I would assume...

Eagles, The: Touring and Family Life, gypsy girl, kids school
gypsy girl, kids school, eagles: Gregory, The band tends to tour during the summer, but that is not always a given. Sometimes the kids go on the road, but mostly, they tour for a few weeks on end to be able to go home with their family. I think all of the guys participate as much as possible...

Eagles, The: Eagles Cover-Art "The Very Best Of" 2003, animal skull, nice photo
animal skull, nice photo, photo editing: Roy, I m not 100% sure that s a skull on the cover. To me, it looks somewhat like a house fly that had some nice photo editing done to it. If it IS a skull, then I d have to say that it s a bull s skull made to look like something else. I do, however,...

Eagles, The: Eagles Cover-Art "The Very Best Of" 2003, early spring, skull
Eagles, The: Eagles Cover-Art "The Very Best Of" 2003, early spring, skull, deer

Eagles, The: timothy b schmidt, fame and fortune, timothy b schmidt
fame and fortune, timothy b schmidt, musican: Rochelle, Timothy is married to a woman named Jean. They have two children, a daughter and a son. He also has another daughter (the musican) from his first marriage. As for the Last Resort, the song is about people moving out to Hollywood to seek fame...

Eagles, The: Scott F Crago, bob segar, scott crago
bob segar, scott crago, drum companies: Sherry, Unfortunately I can t tell you ALL that there is to know, but I can tell you this: He began playing with the Eagles on there Hell Freezes Over Tour in 1994, and played with Don Henley in the late 1980s. Since then, he s also played with numerous...

Eagles, The: Eagles documentary
Hi-- I m not sure if I m looking at the same person you are. If you d like to send me an exact time-stamp of where this person appears in the documentary I can look again. My gut feeling is that this is a girlfriend of Glenn s. I believe she was a Playboy...

Eagles, The: address, azoff music management, e mail address
azoff music management, e mail address, glendon: Alejandro: The address for Avoff Music Management (The Eagles management company) is: AZOFF MUSIC MANAGEMENT 1100 Glendon Ave., Ste. 2000 Los Angeles, CA 90024 As for an e-mail address, I can not find one. Hope that address helps you though. ...

Eagles, The: BOOTS, gypsy girl, live bootleg
gypsy girl, live bootleg, tape traders: JP, Tape traders will sometimes do what is called a B&P for people who have nothing to trade. Because the person has nothing to trade in return for the shows, traders will let the person just send blanks and postage to cover the shows he or she wants, hence...

Eagles, The: Contact, e mail address, electra records
e mail address, electra records, gypsy girl: Paul, I looked around for you. The only e-mail address I found was for Eagles promotion at Electra Records. I did however, find a normal address: Azoff Entertainment 3500 Olive, Avenue, Suite 200 Burbank, CA 91505 US You can reach specific memebers...

Eagles, The: chord, guitar player magazines, gypsy girl
guitar player magazines, gypsy girl, ebay: Kaleb, Because the intro was done with a 12 string guitar, an acoustic and another electric, I have a feeling a lot of the tab sites are wrong. However, while I am a guitar player, I am not 100% sure about the song. My suggestion is to look on Ebay for...

Eagles, The: contact information, e mail addresses, gypsy girl
e mail addresses, gypsy girl, joewalsh: Cindy, None of the Eagles have public e-mail addresses, though both Joe s Official Site (www.joewalsh.com) and Tim s Official Site(www.timothybschmit.com) have links where you can send comments. If you d like to write to a band member, use this address:...

Eagles, The: Desperodo, desperodo, song of hope
desperodo, song of hope, man in question: I agree; Desperado s lyrics speak to me on different levels too; I think that was what the band intended for many of their songs. On one hand, I believe it is a song of hope, in that they are saying that it is still not too late for the man in question to...

Eagles, The: Direction of Influence, california cowboys, gypsy girl
california cowboys, gypsy girl, college music: Trenton, I believe country music today (and for about the last 10 years) was very heavily influnced by the band. The made the music more mainstream for people to listen to. I also feel that unlike many bands of that era, they made the music about the music...

Eagles, The: Don Felder, fist person, gypsy girl
fist person, gypsy girl, bearer of bad news: Ross, Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it was all over a dollar....or, a few dollars. Felder wanted more of a share, and both Don and Glenn felt he didn t deserve it. So, they fired him. Felder filed a lawsuit, and Henley/Frey countersued....

Eagles, The: Don Felder being fired, little gypsy girl, don felder
little gypsy girl, don felder, computer problems: Rick, Sorry it took so long to get back to you. I ve had some computer problems, and I was unable to get online. The details of Don Felder s ejection are fuzzy at best. I can tell you that in the end, it came down to egos, money, and what was best for the...

Eagles, The: Don Felder, gypsy girl, charity golf
gypsy girl, charity golf, bernie leadon: Jeff, The band broke up in 1980 for many reasons. Glenn and Don were having a difficult time trying to write together. Their last album, The Long Run took them over 2 years to make, and was very difficult. Glenn, who was the first to quit, left because...

Eagles, The: Don Henley - Eagles, don henley, gypsy girl
don henley, gypsy girl, honorary degree: Sue, Don is about 1 semester short of gradutating with a degree in English. However, he has an honorary degree from U-Mass in Boston. I m not sure what you mean by background. Check out http://henleyonline.envy.nu for all your basic facts on Don. As...

Eagles, The: EAGLES, hotel calif, gypsy girl
hotel calif, gypsy girl, reneau: Judy, If you play the song backwards, all you hear is a backwards mess. There is no message in the song, devil or otherwise. According to interviews with the band memembers, the song is about life in the 1970 s, especially in Los Angeles. There are some...

Eagles, The: The Eagles in the 1970's, cocaine problem, gypsy girl
cocaine problem, gypsy girl, don felder: Gerhard, The short version to your question is as follows: the band had a cocaine problem, and would partake in other activities such as pot and alcohol. It was during the 80 s that most of the band cleaned up. Joe Walsh didn t kick his addictions until...

Eagles, The: Eagles, gypsy girl, jackie jackie
gypsy girl, jackie jackie, sound clips: Jackie, Since that would be very long and involved....and I would like to point you to www.eaglesfans.com . It is the ultimate Eagles site. L&M have done a fantastic job and compiled a little bit of everything. There is a bio on the band, and members, also...

Eagles, The: Eagles 2004 Tour?, gypsy girl, perth australia
gypsy girl, perth australia, brisbane australia: RJ, The Eagles have already finished a small US tour, the rest of the year looks like this: 10/20/04 Hong Kong 11/11/04 Perth, Australia 11/14/04 Melbourne, Australia 11/19/04 Sydney, Australia 11/23/04 Brisbane, Australia That all the dates...

Eagles, The: The Eagles, tequila sunrise, gypsy girl
tequila sunrise, gypsy girl, glenn frey: Linda, If you ask Glenn Frey, he ll tell you their breakout song was Desperado though the song wasn t a huge hit when it was released. Take it Easy was only a hit on AM stations, so it wasn t a huge breakout. Witchy Woman Tequila Sunrise and Peaceful...

Eagles, The: The Eagles, gypsy girl, beverly hills hotel
gypsy girl, beverly hills hotel, california album: Aussie Man, The building on the cover of the Hotel California album is the Beverly Hills Hotel. As for the Hotel California Tour. The band tour pretty regularly. The tour actually kicked off I believe in October, before the album was even released. The...

Eagles, The: Eagles bio books, gypsy girl, m 46
gypsy girl, m 46, headliners: Barbara, There really isn t a good book on the band. The only accurate one, Headliners, is long out of print. You can find part of it at www.eaglesfans.com. As for the other books, Too the Limit is better than the other one, whose name slips my mind at...

Eagles, The: Eagles concert dates, mississippi coast coliseum, bancorp south center
mississippi coast coliseum, bancorp south center, don haskins center: Nancy, The dates are as follows: 5/31 Reno, NV Lawler Events Center 6/1 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock 6/3 El Paso, TX Don Haskins Center 6/4 Albuquerque, NM The Pit 6/6 Salt Lake City Delta Center 6/7 Boise, ID Idaho Center 6/9 Calgary,...

Eagles, The: The Eagles - country-rock music group, rock music group, eagles country
rock music group, eagles country, country rock music: Silvergirl, They guys played as the Teen King and the Emergencies in Aspen in a small club called the Gallery. The first show in California was at a art gallery opening in Ashgrove in Hollywood. Hope that answers all your questions. ~Gypsy Gir...

Eagles, The: Eagles/Don Henley tour?, don henley, gypsy girl
don henley, gypsy girl, moscow russia: Maria, The Eagles will not be touring the US until next year. This European/Asian tour will last from May to July/August. Then the Eagles are recording an album. They most likely won t tour until the album is recorded, maybe during the summer next year....

Eagles, The: Eagles history, gypsy girl, eaglesfans
gypsy girl, eaglesfans, formation information: William, All the information you need, including a TON of post formation information can be found at www.eaglesfans.com. L&M have composed a massive site with a ton of information. They have many many articles on the band, and I believe, even I timeline...

Eagles, The: Eagles Tour of Australia, eagles tour, future thanks
eagles tour, future thanks, gypsy: Steve, The Eagles are planning a tour in the US after their album is released (In Fall of this year). There is talk of a short tour this summer in the US, but nothing is confirmed yet. After the major tour to promote the album ends in the US, the band will...

Eagles, The: Eagles...., q92 sudbury, web gypsy
q92 sudbury, web gypsy, gypsy girl: Brett, I have to check out the site....thanks. The Eagles have an official website, but it s not very good. www.eaglesband.com takes you to the Yahoo page which is their only official page. L&M s site is really the best there is. www.eaglesmusic.com...

Eagles, The: the eagles - my man, flying burrito brothers, gypsy girl
flying burrito brothers, gypsy girl, gram parsons: Tom, The song is about Gram Parsons, member of the Flying Burrito Brothers. Bernie Leadon was in the band with him. Parsons died in 1973 from a drug overdose, and Bernie was greatly affected by it. This song is Bernie s tribute to Gram. Gypsy gir...

Eagles, The: address, david archuleta, 411
Eagles, The: address, david archuleta, 411

Eagles, The: chord, cancer victims, hotel california
Eagles, The: chord, cancer victims, hotel california, stab

Eagles, The: Don Felder, team player, don felder
Eagles, The: Don Felder, team player, don felder, dixie chicks

Eagles, The: Don Felder being fired, members of the eagles, rock roll hall of fame
Eagles, The: Don Felder being fired, members of the eagles, rock roll hall of fame, don felder

Eagles, The: Don Felder, henley, arse
Eagles, The: Don Felder, henley, arse, gig

Eagles, The: EAGLES, devil worship, hidden messages
Eagles, The: EAGLES, devil worship, hidden messages, henley

Eagles, The: felder, eagles, eagles, integrity
Eagles, The: felder, eagles, eagles, integrity

Eagles, The: Glenn Frey, long beach california, homecoming queen
Eagles, The: Glenn Frey, long beach california, homecoming queen, lead song

Eagles, The: Glenn Frey
Eagles, The: Glenn Frey

Eagles, The: Hell freezes over concert, brisbane entertainment centre, rod laver arena
Eagles, The: Hell freezes over concert, brisbane entertainment centre, rod laver arena, sydney superdome

Eagles, The: Hotel California, eagles song, last resort
Eagles, The: Hotel California, eagles song, last resort, lyrics

Eagles, The: hotel california, proper nomenclature, don henley
Eagles, The: hotel california, proper nomenclature, don henley, luxurious life

Eagles, The: Meaning of the song "Hotel California, devil, lyrics
Eagles, The: Meaning of the song "Hotel California, devil, lyrics, dark desert highway

Eagles, The: Mystery track, test pressings, acetates
Eagles, The: Mystery track, test pressings, acetates, lps

Eagles, The: new album, adminstrative offices, wal mart
Eagles, The: new album, adminstrative offices, wal mart, music department

Eagles, The: peaceful easy feeling, peaceful easy feeling, larsen
Eagles, The: peaceful easy feeling, peaceful easy feeling, larsen

Eagles, The: why did........?, hotel california, eagles
Eagles, The: why did........?, hotel california, eagles

Eagles, The: felder, eagles, gypsy girl, don felder
gypsy girl, don felder, music maker: Kevin, Glenn and Felder have a long history of not getting along. So I doubt he just fought with Henley. But I heard the royaltlies rumor too. HC, Peyote induced? Nah, the guys were into much harder stuff by then. They didn t like Peyote. Gypsy gir...

Eagles, The: Glen Frey, glen frey, gypsy girl
glen frey, gypsy girl, aspen: Halla, Glenn doesn t live in Colorado full time. He has a house in Aspen, and spends a few weeks a year there. He has 2 house in California were he spends most of his time. Yes he is married, to a former dancer named Cindy. They have 3 children together,...

Eagles, The: Glenn Frey, hey gypsy, gypsy girl
hey gypsy, gypsy girl, glenn frey: Michael, I m not sure of Glenn s favorite spots to play golf. I know he plays a lot in Palm Springs (I believe is house on on a golf course, or next to one) he also goes to Hawaii to play quite often as well. I ve heard of sittings at Pebble Beach, but...

Eagles, The: Glenn Frey, gypsy girl, glenn frey
gypsy girl, glenn frey, wife cindy: Michael, Cindy wasn t a back up singer, she was a dancer. She was in one of Glenn s videos, Living Right I believe, and that s how they met. I don t know much about her other than that. She is invovled in various charities with Glenn. Her topic of choice...

Eagles, The: Glenn Frey, cindy cindy, bob hope classic
cindy cindy, bob hope classic, gypsy girl: Cindy, It was a work related vacation, but better than nothing. Thanks for asking. Glenn has a half brother. His name is Alan. He s 49 I believe. He often caddies for Glenn during his golf games at Pebble Beach, and the Bob Hope Classic. Alan can be blamed...

Eagles, The: Hell freezes over concert, hell freezes over album, sydney cricket ground
hell freezes over album, sydney cricket ground, gypsy girl: Sue, The Eagles did a whole tour for their Hell Freezes Over album, but there was only one date in Sydney. On December 9, 1995 the Eagles played the Sydney Cricket Ground. The band also did 2 dates in Brisbane, 1 date in Adelaide and 3 dates in Melbourne....

Eagles, The: Hi Gypsy Girl, Thank you..., gypsy girl, eagles
gypsy girl, eagles, error message: Jackie, I can not give you all the information you requested, that s too long and involved. Instead, I direct you to www.eaglesfans.com for all your Eagles questions. There are bios there, articles, video and audio clips. It should answer your questions....

Eagles, The: Hotel California, eagles hotel california, josiah
eagles hotel california, josiah, b7: Josiah: It appears that your Dad is playing it one whole step lower than the band does. It starts out Bm; F#7; etc. Take that down one step, you have Am; E7; etc. That is how it appears to me, at least. If it is something like this: (Verses) Am;...

Eagles, The: Hotel California: Need Help Fast, glenn frey, don henley
glenn frey, don henley, several different ways: First of all I have to apologize for this taking so long... I just went into the hospital monday so I had lots of other priorities this week...Don Henley and Glenn Frey wrote the chorus and Don wrote most of the verses. As for the interpretation, there are...

Eagles, The: Hotel California, junk sculpture, new kid in town
junk sculpture, new kid in town, southern californian: I do get this question alot! The simple answer is that there is no true meaning to this song. The Eagles were impressed by the way that Steely Dan could make what they described as junk sculpture songs where they took weird disjointed lyrics, combined them...

Eagles, The: hotel california, bell captain, hotel california
bell captain, hotel california, alcoholic drink: As I ve explained to many other queries about Hotel California, there are a lot of strange lyrics that were not intended to mean anything. In this line, there is an apparent narration with the captain who is the bell-captain, servant or waiter. So...

Eagles, The: influences and influencers, flying burrito brothers, gypsy girl
flying burrito brothers, gypsy girl, trisha yearwood: Debbie, The Eagles were influenced by a lot of people, such as The Beatles, Chuck Berry, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Elvis, Hank Williams....the list goes on and on. A lot of contemporary country artists claim to be influenced by the Eagles,...

Eagles, The: influences?, henry david thoreau, reading walden
henry david thoreau, reading walden, gypsy girl: Erika, Through Don Henley. Henley grew up reading Walden and other works by Thoreau. However, Henley admits that it all didn t connect with him until the mid 80 s. There is definitely an influence in the Eagles writing, but it is much greater now. ...

Eagles, The: Lawsuit settled??, gypsy girl, colonel
gypsy girl, colonel, eagles: Colonel, The lawsuit is in the process of being settled. The date for the settlement keeps getting pushed back. As of now, it s on the schedule for the end of the month. As of right now, I have no details because they haven t been worked out yet. Gypsy...

Eagles, The: Lyin' Eyes, gypsy girl, glenn frey
gypsy girl, glenn frey, high school girl: John, I ve never heard a high school girlfriend associated with the song. Legend goes that the band was out having dinner or at a bar, when a older gentleman and a much younger woman walked in together. Someone said look at those lyin eyes and the rest...

Eagles, The: Lyin' Eyes, gypsy girl, lyin eyes
gypsy girl, lyin eyes, older man: Ramona, The song is basically about a younger woman who marries an older man who works a lot. She is unhappy, so she keeps a boyfriend on the other side of town. But the boyfriend doesn t make her feel any better, and even her husband knows she s cheating....

Eagles, The: lawsuit, burnham, amount of money
burnham, amount of money, reply: Ken, Sorry for the late reply. I ve recently moved, and have been without a computer for a while. As for your question, from what I hear, the case has been dismissed, and is being settled OUTSIDE of court for an undisclosed amount of money. That s...

Eagles, The: Meaning of the song "Hotel California, southern california lifestyle, junk sculpture
southern california lifestyle, junk sculpture, glenn frey: The song really isn t about anything according to Glenn Frey. His quote from a radio interview a few years back was: “we were listening to a lot of Steely Dan records at the time and were impressed with the way that they could make ‘junk sculpture lyrics...

Eagles, The: Mystery track, mystery track, gypsy girl
mystery track, gypsy girl, gh2: Joe, When the band was making an album, their producer Bill would keep a 2-track running the entire time. Every year, an album called Soul Pole which was outtakes, alternate tracks, and some very hilarious bits, was sent out to the band,engineers and some...

Eagles, The: I'm not asking waht it's about but..., gypsy girl, calfornia
gypsy girl, calfornia, free thanks: Tom, I know there are several books out there that give the correct tabs. I don t know for sure if any sites have those tabs up. I don t even know the correct tabs myself. I usually just play a varation of the song. You could always go to a book store and...

Eagles, The: new album, girl from yesterday, don felder
girl from yesterday, don felder, new direction: I think they are always in the studio fooling around. Question is - are they getting anything serious done?? I doubt it. Plus, Don Felder is suing the other members of the band right now, so if that doesn t get cleared up, it could be a very long time before...

Eagles, The: a new album, pop music scene, dark clouds
pop music scene, dark clouds, don felder: sorry it s taken me so long to answer this. it never showed up on my e-mail for some reason. as for your question, I haven t heard much. I believe that they want to do it, because they are getting sick of always playing the hits when they are in concert....

Eagles, The: Original, randy meisner, glenn frey
randy meisner, glenn frey, don henley: Yes, I can! These are the songs they sang lead on. Randy Meisner: Most of Us Are Sad Take the Devil Tryin Certain Kind of Fool Saturday Night (bridge) Midnight Flyer On the Border (bridge) Is it True Too Many Hands Take It to the Limit Try...

Eagles, The: The original hotel california, gypsy girl, don felder
gypsy girl, don felder, guitar legend: Jim, As you said, the E-minor version is unreleased. It was a demo and has never seen the light of day outside of the Eagles and their producer. While some things have made their way out to fans, those are from the Soul Pole collection, and they didn t...

Eagles, The: Politics in Eagles songs, hotel califoria, paper gypsy
hotel califoria, paper gypsy, eagles songs: Dale, One of the most obvious ones to me is On the Border. The song is full of references to politics of the early 70 s. It can be argued that Hotel Califoria has some, but I think that s reading a little too much into the song. Get Over It has some...

Eagles, The: peaceful easy feeling, gypsy girl, don henley
gypsy girl, don henley, stevie nicks: Jack, Don has never confirmed if any songs he has written are about Stevie. They dated around the time of Hotel California but Don has admitted the songs on Hotel California are mainly about other things, and the songs influenced by women were about...

Eagles, The: Randy Misner, randy misner, gypsy girl
randy misner, gypsy girl, white shoes: Karl, The Eagles are back, and have been. Without Meisner though. Meisner will probably never doing anything with the band....ever. Too much bad blood. Currently, Meisner is doing a small US tour with the Allstars. (a band made up of ex-members from big...

Eagles, The: another question., gypsy girl, don glenn
gypsy girl, don glenn, amaz: Lee, Apparently Don Felder wanted more money and he didn t really want to tour anymore. The band wanted to continue, and they felt that even though Felder was an equal member of the band and it s company (the other owners are Henley and Frey) they felt...

Eagles, The: can I read your paper..., hotel california song, southern california lifestyle
hotel california song, southern california lifestyle, junk sculpture: The song really isn t about anything according to Glenn Frey. His quote from a radio interview a few years back was: “we were listening to a lot of Steely Dan records at the time and were impressed with the way that they could make ‘junk sculpture lyrics...

Eagles, The: School Project, bob seeger, randy meisner
bob seeger, randy meisner, junk sculpture: Glad to help. Here are a few good points: none of the band members are actually from California, the source and inspiration for their most acclaimed album - Don Henley is from Texas, Glenn Frey grew up in Detroit (and sang back-up for Bob Seeger), and the...

Eagles, The: Sheryl Crow and The Eagles?, gypsy girl, don henley
gypsy girl, don henley, affliation: Jenny, Sheryl Crow s connection with the Eagles is through Don Henley. She sang back-up on one song on his End of the Innocence album, then toured with him for a while. He tried to get her a deal after that, but Sheryl wanted to prove herself to get a...

Eagles, The: last Summer, gypsy girl, musical quality
gypsy girl, musical quality, head over heels: Lee, Hello again! Yes, I did get around to listening to some of Poco. I really enjoyed the harmonies and the musical quality of the albums I heard. I ve hear some promotional stuff is starting for the band, mainly a new DVD and a concert special on NBC,...

Eagles, The: Tequila Sunrise Lyrics, tequila sunrise lyrics, gypsy girl
tequila sunrise lyrics, gypsy girl, unpublished lyrics: Selena, I have an mp3 of the song on another computer. I believe the lyrics go something like this: I think I ll go to Mexico Where the pace is nice and slow And there s no one there I know There are slight variations on the lyrics, but those are...

Eagles, The: ARE THEY EVER TOURING IN THE U.S AGAIN?, gypsy girl, farewell tour
gypsy girl, farewell tour, far east: Matt, The Farewell thing is kind of a joke, they plan on doing more touring and releasing a new album. As for touring the US, this year is devoted to the Far East and Australia, but they ll probably tour the U.S again next year, depending on what the members...

Eagles, The: tequila sunrise/hotel california--not the meaning!, tequila sunrise, sky dreams
tequila sunrise, sky dreams, good day in hell: as I ve mentioned to other questioners, I don t find any specific meaning to any of the lyrics in HC - and Henley/Frey have admitted as much. Therefore, I think quite simply that 1969 rhymed well with wine. The end of the song is cynical, sure, but that...

Eagles, The: why did........?, gypsy girl, joe walsh
gypsy girl, joe walsh, henley: Dave, I ve heard Joe say that he preferred being in a group because then everything wasn t on his shoulders. I also know that they knew each other before hand, having the same manager and all. It wasn t a bet, or a fit of madness, it was a need to be...

Ear & Body Piercing: 0G, scar tissue, glass piece
scar tissue, glass piece, prob: It is probably scarred a bit more than your body would like for easy enlargement. www.piercing.org/faq/stretching.html can help you with the process. Switching to a titanium or glass piece at 2g and working on getting rid of the scar tissue is the best first...

Ear & Body Piercing: 1 yr old nose piercing still red, nostril screw, mechanical friction
nostril screw, mechanical friction, titanium jewelry: This can return to normal rather quickly under the right circumstances. Jewelry is the key issue in most cases: chemistry, microstructure, surface finish and mechanical properties must all be right. I m coming to believe that there may be no such thing...

Ear & Body Piercing: 16 gauge nipple piercing, gauge needle, piercer
gauge needle, piercer, tattoo shop: There s a possibility they can. Rejection is common with nipple piercings. I honestly don t think though that a 14 gauge will prevent rejection/migration (there s a difference between rejecting and migrating; rejecting means it will come out of the skin,...

Ear & Body Piercing: 16 gauge vs 14 gauge, collagen and elastin, cocoa butter
collagen and elastin, cocoa butter, extra virgin olive oil: Most likely a larger piece will simply fit when it is ready. Our approach to enlarging a piercing: O=======================O I highly suggest that you do not tear your piercings by lubricating pointy items of jewelry or other such things. The stretch...

Ear & Body Piercing: Should I avoid the gun for cartilage piercings?, cartilage piercings, sterile precautions
cartilage piercings, sterile precautions, brittany: Dear Brittany, That is very true as long as proper sterile precautions are taken. The gun can not be sterilized, and can spread disease or infection from even an invisible amount of other people s blood. http://piercing.org/pexy/standards/standards.html explains...

Ear & Body Piercing: How can I change my ear piercing from rings to posts without problems?, insertion pin, tattoo place
insertion pin, tattoo place, gentle care: I prefer to use threadless titanium barbells such as the posts at http://piercing.org/shop/ in the ear section. You should be able to change the jewelry if you use a tapered insertion pin and gloves. I find that rings tend to move around and break open the...

Ear & Body Piercing: dark ring around my monroe piercing, ugly scar, scar tissue
ugly scar, scar tissue, discolored skin: Safe jewelry will eliminate discoloration from reaction continuing, and in time your body should return to mean. That is your natural state of skin should overtake the previous injury. This happens quicker with good jewelry than if you are reacting to an irritant....

Ear & Body Piercing: ear spacers, ear spacers, gentle method
ear spacers, gentle method, sized hole: All piercings shrink, but it would be an exaggeration to say that they would go back to the original shape. Once you enlarge any piercing, there is more skin inside, which may tighten, but rarely goes away. With the extra volume of tissue, the shape is different,...

Ear & Body Piercing: my eyebrow aftercare, petroleum jelly, rubbing alcohol
petroleum jelly, rubbing alcohol, week ago today: http://piercing.org/faq/aftercare.html discusses this in detail. None of the things you mention are really good for the healing process, and can cause harm to your growing skin which can result in slow healing and a permanent scar. http://piercing.org/pexy/recovery/recovery...

Ear & Body Piercing: help for the nostril jewelry choice, nostril screw, nostril jewelry
nostril screw, nostril jewelry, nose studs: The most notable comfortable, safe and easy to change or remove nostril jewelry in my experience is the threadless titanium barbell. There are examples at http://piercing.org/shop/ in the nose section and a link to how it works and some peoples experiences...

Ear & Body Piercing: Industrial piercing, sterile precautions, free consultation
sterile precautions, free consultation, balls: You should have your jewelry or parts changed with sterile precautions by a professional. Usually this is a free consultation, just the cost of the sterilized new ends, and they will offer to put them on for you safely. Stop by the studio for a visit when...

Ear & Body Piercing: Infected Belly Piercing - repierced?, body changes, deeper healing
body changes, deeper healing, navel: Dear Ren, In too many cases I ve experienced that people under 18 have a high rate of rejection and other problems with navel piercings related to growth and body changes experienced during that period of time. http://piercing.org/faq/minors.html explains...

Ear & Body Piercing: Infected monroe piercing?, shea, ish
shea, ish, chemicals: Dear Shea, It seems irritated, and perhaps could benefit from gentler care. http://piercing.org/faq/aftercare.html can explain how to soothe the area by avoiding the irritation from chemicals and links to our aftercare information to tell you more about...

Ear & Body Piercing: infected navel piercing, curved barbell, gentle care
curved barbell, gentle care, freak out: Dear Hanhtran, It sounds like your piercing may have been badly damaged. http://piercing.org/faq/aftercare.html describes what you should do for care, and to treat it like a new piercing again. If the suggested hot compresses and gentle care does not improve,...

Ear & Body Piercing: internal industrial, hot compresses, giving feedback
hot compresses, giving feedback, piercer: Dear Kirsta, Consider stopping by the studio for a free consultation. The angles of the two piercings may be out of alignment, which could put an unsettling pressure on your cartilage. We usually switch people to two separate barbells for healing in this...

Ear & Body Piercing: Labret Bump, delicate tissues, bottom teeth
delicate tissues, bottom teeth, lip ring: Since skin heals in layers, you may have a thin outer covering of skin that has grown, but still have some swelling and healing going on in deeper tissue. This is likely to take another month or two to go away if a comfortable stud such as exemplified at http://piercing.org/shop/lip.htm...

Ear & Body Piercing: lip piercing, oral piercings, jewelry materials
oral piercings, jewelry materials, nasty problems: Infection, disease, pain and scarring are the nasty problems that should be avoided. http://piercing.org/faq/tongue.html describes much of what you could expect for oral piercings, and what to avoid. http://piercing.org/faq/jewelry.html describes safe jewelry...

Ear & Body Piercing: Monroe Piercing, scar tissue, signs of infection
scar tissue, signs of infection, tissue infection: The angle of your piercing could be causing irritation inside. this could be a small abscess or just scar tissue, Infection is possible but less likely: heat, swelling, discolored discharge and pain are the common signs of infection. Most likely, consider...

Ear & Body Piercing: monroe piercing, free consultation, bump on
free consultation, bump on, jewelry: Dear Sandy, http://piercing.org/pexy/recovery/recovery.html describes what you can expect from a healing piercing in detail. It is possibly swollen, but it may be irritation from the jewelry. Stop by the studio as soon as possible for a free consultation...

Ear & Body Piercing: Navel Piercing infection?, navel piercing infection, sea salt soaks
navel piercing infection, sea salt soaks, 7 months: It does seem like you are describing the symptoms of infection. http://www.piercing.org/faq/aftercare.html can help. My suggested care information is linked and describes how to make a hot compress. Let me know if you need more information. Alcohol is...

Ear & Body Piercing: Navel piercing rejection, navel piercing rejection, free consultation
navel piercing rejection, free consultation, atlanta area: http://piercing.org/faq/rejection.html and if you are under 18 years old, http://piercing.org/faq/minors.html explain what was working in this situation. If you get it repierced in the same way, with the same jewelry, the same result is likely. Stop...

Ear & Body Piercing: My New Labret Piercing, gum recession, sterilization equipment
gum recession, sterilization equipment, dental wax: The concern you have is valid, and your deduction could be that the post is irritant because of the initial length. The post may not be as smooth as needed at the back such as http://piercing.org/shop/lip.htm pieces exemplify, or the angle may not be accurately...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nose piercing peeling, cold winter weather, weather exposure
cold winter weather, weather exposure, wind damage: Consider that you may now be sensitive to the jewelry, or it may be damaged. http://piercing.org/shop/ has exemplery titanium barbell posts that work well for the nostril and do not have the problems that bent posts do. If you are in cold winter weather,...

Ear & Body Piercing: navel piercing, vitamin e oil, scar treatment
vitamin e oil, scar treatment, scar tissue: Dear Hanhtran, If you have experienced scar tissue overgrowth for a navel piercing, it could be from abscess or infection as well as possibly inaccurate fit of the jewelry. No, you should not use vitamin E oil by itself, as it can promote thickening and...

Ear & Body Piercing: navel piercing, scar treatment, scar tissue
scar treatment, scar tissue, hot compresses: It may be possible to repierce once the tissue normalizes back as much as it can. The hot compresses can be done dry and with greater frequency, and a scar treatment gel such as available at your pharmacy has seemed to help many clients. http://piercing.org/faq/rejection.html...

Ear & Body Piercing: nipple piercings, nipple piercings, horizontal bar
nipple piercings, horizontal bar, wud: In many cases there is enough flexibility to the tissue after healing the first set of nipple piercings to pierce again deeper. I did the same thing personally, and needed about a year to loosen up the first set before the second would work. They healed well,...

Ear & Body Piercing: nose piercing, insertion pin, sterile precautions
insertion pin, sterile precautions, threadless: That won t do you too much harm, but we found a faster and easier way which is described it at http://piercing.org/pexy/recovery/recovery.html The moisture can prolong the healing, and contaminate the piercing if you are not super careful. It is safe...

Ear & Body Piercing: nose piercing infections, piercing infections, gentle care
piercing infections, gentle care, hot compresses: Damage to a piercing requires immediate first aid, and will usually appear to bruise or cause swelling. Treat the piercing with gentle care and frequent dry hot compresses to soothe the area. http://piercing.org/pexy/recovery/recovery.html Consider threadless...

Ear & Body Piercing: old lip piercing., gentle care, medical attention
gentle care, medical attention, second time: Dear Madelyn, Swelling and pain tend to mean infection. It would be a very good idea to treat it like a new piercing and see a doctor for immediate medical attention. Ice can soothe swelling, and http://piercing.org/pexy/recovery/recovery.html will walk...

Ear & Body Piercing: Piercing closing very quickly., jewelry materials, scar tissue
jewelry materials, scar tissue, professionaly: This is common as a reaction to some jewelry materials as explained at http://piercing.org/faq/jewelry.html Steel for example tends to thicken the scars and make it difficult to reinsert piercings when removed, even for a few minutes in some areas. http://piercing.org/shop/...

Ear & Body Piercing: Problems with my nose piercing, quality titanium, titanium jewelry
quality titanium, titanium jewelry, thick needle: Dear Lilith, It sounds like you have had some issues with changing your jewelry before it was fully healed, which are to be expected. While healing, you really need a tapered insertion guide to make it possible to put your jewelry back in without damage to...

Ear & Body Piercing: Problems or possible infection with monroe piercing, scar tissue, facial expressions
scar tissue, facial expressions, mouthwash: This could be the beginning of scarring from a problem with the jewelry. What is it made of, and how is it connected? We use the titanium threadless posts at http://piercing.org/shop/ for clean long term results because many of the other pieces for lips out...

Ear & Body Piercing: Reopened Piercing, blue veins, bottom hole
blue veins, bottom hole, abscess: It can be problematic to have broken the tunnel, and repierced a new hole through one side. It may be fine, but any sign of abscess and you should see a doctor immediately. http://piercing.org/faq/tongue.html describes more about tongue piercing safety and...

Ear & Body Piercing: how do i remove a pre-bent nostril screw., nostril screw, free consultation
nostril screw, free consultation, gloves: If the piercing is less than 6 months old, it would be best stop by the studio for a free consultation to have it changed by a professional. It may not be a good plan to switch it yourself if you are not fully healed. First make sure to have the new piece...

Ear & Body Piercing: how do I remove titanium nose piercing??, medical exam gloves, double glove
medical exam gloves, double glove, firm grip: If the piece is one from us, for example http://piercing.org/faq/threading.html explains how it works. From what you describe, the piece commonly may be too slippery to hold. Clean and dry it inside and out, and double glove with medical exam gloves to...

Ear & Body Piercing: Had to remove vertical hood piercing for surgery. How Long until it closes?, k y jelly, vertical hood
k y jelly, vertical hood, reinsertion: The piercing has likely tightened in the time that it was out, and should be able to be reinserted. You should purchase a tapered insertion guide matched to your jewelry, as this is what a professional should use to get your piece back in to place with a bit...

Ear & Body Piercing: scaffold piercing, cartilage piercings, ear cartilage
cartilage piercings, ear cartilage, jewelry quality: Dear Julia, Please stop by the studio for a free consultation. In some cases if cartilage piercings are damaged while healing [banged it, slept on it] or out of alignment when they are pierced, the body will try to reject the piercing as the cartilage fills...

Ear & Body Piercing: Which side for a man's ear piercing?, bumper sticker, t shirt
bumper sticker, t shirt, sleep: Either side will do, and both at once would be the most common. The left side is somewhat more common if you choose just one, though you will find that it has more to do with the side you sleep on and use the telephone with. Keep that in consideration and...

Ear & Body Piercing: Tongue/maddona piercing, insertion pin, wisdom teeth
insertion pin, wisdom teeth, k y jelly: They will probably tighten a bit, so you should experiment by removal and reinsertion for different time periods to find out how long is comfortable for you. Make sure to have a tapered insertion pin of the correct size for each piece of jewelry so that you...

Ear & Body Piercing: Tragus migration?, ear cartilage, migration rate
ear cartilage, migration rate, excessive dryness: Dear Claire, If you are concerned that the tragus or any ear cartilage piercing would reject or change position, be aware that unless the cartilage holding the jewelry in place is broken or the piercing is superficial, this is extremely uncommon. It could...

Ear & Body Piercing: vertical clit hood piercing completly split and fell out, clit hood, free consultation
clit hood, free consultation, plastic surgeon: It seems that your jewelry may have been too thin, or your placement too shallow from your description. You may be able to repierce if it is not totally split without any stitches. Stop by for a free consultation if you can. Otherwise this may be something...

Ear & Body Piercing: Bleeding Cartilage piercing, sterile gauze, piercer
sterile gauze, piercer, cartilage: Bleeding may be a sign that the jewelry does not fit correctly, such as if the piece is too tight or too loose. Direct pressure with sterile gauze for ten minutes should stop the bleeding. If the problem continues, please see your piercer for better fit jewelry...

Ear & Body Piercing: Bump on nipple piercings, scar treatment, scar tissue
scar treatment, scar tissue, signs of infection: The pain of the piercing was likely because of either difficulty in placement or procedure. The problem that you describe could have started by a rough procedure, and hardened scar tissue resulting is not uncommon from such an accident. In most cases, if there...

Ear & Body Piercing: bleeding bottom of navel piercing, clear discharge, gentle care
clear discharge, gentle care, hot compresses: This does seem like it could have started to reject from what you describe. http://www.piercing.org/faq/rejection.html Often a change of jewelry while the piercing is still delicate or healing, especially if the item was not autoclave sterilized can introduce...

Ear & Body Piercing: Catilidge Piercing., 1mm, cartilage
1mm, cartilage, helix: The thickness of most common costume ear jewelry is either 20 or 18 gauge, about 1mm. If you pierce small, you can always fit larger pieces in later when the healed piercing loosens. A slightly thicker post will usually fit after a few months of healed wear...

Ear & Body Piercing: closing a navel peircing, navel peircing, cuts and scrapes
navel peircing, cuts and scrapes, scar therapy: If your piercing was new, the body can commonly take 2 years or longer to make a scar return to the normal color and texture of the surrounding tissue. Consult a dermatologist about over the counter and medical scar therapy if the mark lasts longer than you...

Ear & Body Piercing: Dimple Piercings, dimples cheeks, laugh lines
dimples cheeks, laugh lines, signs of infection: You should certainly follow up with your doctor, as the hard ring should be normal while healing after infection, but it is not what we would consider ideal. In most cases it will go away, but you should give your doctor a call to ask about this, especially...

Ear & Body Piercing: Ear piercing enlargement, job interviews, safety pin
job interviews, safety pin, safety standards: If he wears size 18 currently, it is possible to simply insert size 16 when they fit, provided that the pieces are autoclave sterilized and of sufficient quality. http://piercing.org/faq/jewelry.html explains safety standards for jewelry, and http://piercing.org/faq/stretching.html...

Ear & Body Piercing: loss of feeling near cartilage piercing, incense smoke, professional atmosphere
Ear & Body Piercing: loss of feeling near cartilage piercing, incense smoke, professional atmosphere, good lighting

Ear & Body Piercing: Removal of hand web piercing, swollen and red, betadine solution, piercer
Ear & Body Piercing: Removal of hand web piercing, swollen and red, betadine solution, piercer, abscess

Ear & Body Piercing: Healing Time for Cartilage Piercings, cartilage piercings, hot compresses
cartilage piercings, hot compresses, healing time: The preliminary healing phases are described at http://piercing.org/pexy/recovery/recovery.html and most of the formation of a seal takes place in the first 90 days. The deeper tissue growth and connection can take 9-12 months or less if you use frequent dry...

Ear & Body Piercing: Industrial Piercing infection?, piercing infection, gentle care
piercing infection, gentle care, hot compresses: You should see a doctor about the infection. care.piercing.org can help you stabilize the area with gentle care and frequent dry hot compresses until then and after. jewelry.piercing.org can help you compare what you are wearing with safety standards. http://piercing.org/shop...

Ear & Body Piercing: Infected ear (during gauging), new jewelry, soap and water
new jewelry, soap and water, hot compresses: First, take out the new jewelry, clean the area well with soap and water and put at least one size smaller jewelry back in place until all is well. See a doctor if it gets worse or does not get better quickly. What I suggest to avoid this in the future...

Ear & Body Piercing: industrial irritation, exit points, holes
exit points, holes: The bar does not fit correctly if it touches anything other than the entry and exit points. It will need to be curved to fit if it is long enough, or switched to two short bars for your healing to continue safely. There was not enough room for swelling underneath...

Ear & Body Piercing: industrial piercing problem, pusie, gentle care
pusie, gentle care, hot compresses: It is likely that you have irritated the piercing by pressure and friction as well as your hair while sleeping. You should see a doctor about the infection. care.piercing.org can help you stabilize the area with gentle care and frequent dry hot compresses...

Ear & Body Piercing: How Long Should I Wait To Repierce?, professional piercer, sterile gloves
professional piercer, sterile gloves, ear piecing: The longer you wait, in terms of the tissue reforming properly, the better. A month or two should be enough, but wait until the texture, color and sensation are back to normal. Please see a professional piercer for accurate and safe results. I can probably...

Ear & Body Piercing: lip percing wierd red area?Area 51?!, gentle approach, hot compresses
gentle approach, hot compresses, piercer: Consider less or no smoking, as that can be part of the irritation. care.piercing.org explains a gentle approach to care and frequent hot compresses that can soothe the area and help it normalize. The redness could be a sign of infection, along with heat,...

Ear & Body Piercing: loss of feeling near cartilage piercing, nerve damage, upper ear
nerve damage, upper ear, autoclave: This seems like nerve damage from what you describe, and also jewelry that may be too tight. See a doctor if it gets worse or does not get better. Consider a change of jewelry to a safe autoclave sterilized anodized titanium barbell shaped piece such as the...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nipple Piercing?, keloids, gentle approach
keloids, gentle approach, gentle care: jewelry.piercing.org explains jewelry safety standards and care.piercing.org describes a gentle approach to aftercare that may be able to help you avoid the problems that you have had in the past. I suggest anodized titanium barbells for the new piercings....

Ear & Body Piercing: Nose piercing bleed, mechanical friction, titanium jewelry
mechanical friction, titanium jewelry, jewelry jewelry: The damage was probably done earlier, such as in your sleep or while bathing. Often a piercing done with slightly irritating material like steel or an alloy of gold (usually including copper, silver and trace metals) can cause irritation and prevent complete...

Ear & Body Piercing: navel piercing, gentle care, hot compresses
gentle care, hot compresses, navel: Sorry for the delay in my response, as I ve been on the road. Please have your piercer change this to a longer bar with a larger ball, and make sure not to sleep on the area. care.piercing.org can help you soothe and stabilize the area with hot compresses...

Ear & Body Piercing: nose peircing, nose peircing, hot compresses
nose peircing, hot compresses, gentle care: Bleeding after the piercing for more than a few minutes, unless you are sleeping on it which of course should be avoided, is not normal and may indicate that your jewelry does not fit correctly or that the angle of the piercing is off from perpendicular -|-...

Ear & Body Piercing: nose ring, handy animation, new jewelry
handy animation, new jewelry, captive bead: It s not at all complicated, as the captive bead shape is thousands of years old. It just takes clean, dry hands and a bit of understanding of the geometry, then a little practice. http://planetthree.com/FAQ.php has a handy animation. Make sure that any...

Ear & Body Piercing: numbing technique of piercers, unacceptable consequences, friendly md
unacceptable consequences, friendly md, jewelry quality: This is an interesting question. Well, I could launch into a diatribe about sensation...but I suggest try it and you ll find out the easy way. You ll be fine. I suggest that you wait until you are completely comfortable about making the change, so you can...

Ear & Body Piercing: Old Navel Piercing, New Pain, screw threads, jewelry jewelry
screw threads, jewelry jewelry, body jewelry: Infection and allergic reaction are both possible in this situation. It may have had exposed screw threads, which are rough and will damage a piercing http://www.piercing.org/pexy/jewelry/barbell/barbell.html Surgical steel is not a safe choice for body...

Ear & Body Piercing: Pustule?Keloid?Infection?, mechanical friction, ring shape
mechanical friction, ring shape, titanium jewelry: Often a piercing done with a ring shape and or a slightly irritating material like steel or an alloy of gold (usually including copper, silver and trace metals) can cause irritation and prevent complete healing. Switch to an implant certified piece of titanium...

Ear & Body Piercing: Removal of hand web piercing, swollen and red, hand web, hot compresses
hand web, hot compresses, gentle care: Ouch. I don t believe this to be a viable piercing. Yes, at this point you could take it out as long as you return to the doctor if it gets worse or does not get better. care.piercing.org describes gentle care and frequent hot compresses in the meantime that...

Ear & Body Piercing: Snakebite prices, oral piercings, piercers
oral piercings, piercers, professional studio: http://www.piercing.org/faq/minors.html explains why we don t do this kind of piercing in my area, read the link on oral piercings as well for more detail. Some piercers will work on minors, but the accepted standards vary, and the qualifications of the...

Ear & Body Piercing: son's ear piercing is too big for dad, wrinkled appearance, novelty shops
wrinkled appearance, novelty shops, ear plugs: This is a fairly frequent situation now, as jewelry for enlarged piercings has been mass produced for retail and is available without any safety controls for the material and workmanship or sterilization in malls and novelty shops worldwide. The damage done...

Ear & Body Piercing: Tragus, cartilage piercings, tragus piercings
cartilage piercings, tragus piercings, quality jewelery: Dear Julie, Don t worry! Cartilage can take a long time to heal [6-9 months in some cases] and it can be tender if pressure is applied. It seems that you may have inadvertently damaged your piercings. This happens most often by pressure and friction from...

Ear & Body Piercing: Tragus Rejecting?, anodized titanium, downward position
anodized titanium, downward position, hot compresses: Rejection is unlikely, but irritation from friction and pressure are evident. Change of jewelry to an anodized titanium barbell with about 1/8 inch of free space should help. http://piercing.org/shop has examples of the pieces that I ve had success with....

Ear & Body Piercing: titanium 12 gauge barbells exist?q [Yes we use them every day], curved barbell, 12 gauge
curved barbell, 12 gauge, autoclave: This is our most popular navel size and curved barbell shape. Here are examples of what I suggest http://www.piercing.org/shop/navel.htm I strongly advise that you have the surface anodized, and autoclave sterilized for your safety. For more information...

Ear & Body Piercing: tongue piercing, ear nose throat specialist, ear nose throat
ear nose throat specialist, ear nose throat, oral piercings: It is good that you have plans to see a doctor, and a general physician or Ear/Nose/Throat specialist would be helpful. Swollen glands can indicate infection with oral piercing. Try to drink lots of fluids, continue with ice to soothe the area and see...

Ear & Body Piercing: tongue piercing problems, gum graft, tongue jewelry
gum graft, tongue jewelry, dental wax: http://piercing.org/faq/tongue.html has an example of the tongue jewelry that I ve worn for about a decade at this point. This was designed in titanium to lighten and limit the friction and strike of the underside on the gumline. Another helpful option would...

Ear & Body Piercing: tragus piercing, cartilage piercings, tragus piercings
cartilage piercings, tragus piercings, sterile barrier: Glad to help. I just answered a question that pertains to your situation yesterday: Don t worry! Cartilage can take a long time to heal [6-9 months in some cases] and it can be tender if pressure is applied. It seems that you may have inadvertently damaged...

Ear & Body Piercing: VCH piercing, straight barbell, curved barbell
straight barbell, curved barbell, nerve damage: Glad to know! I hope that you follow up with your piercer to make sure that they know your progress. Consider anodized titanium or platinum as your material for long term wear to prevent nerve damage and further tissue deformity. jewelry.piercing.org explains...

Ear & Body Piercing: Wands, penis, prince
penis, prince: Try the link from my previous message, as these are all custom made, and the people at Steelwerks should be able to provide you further information and they sell direct to the public. I believe that they have a few options that do not require piercing...

Ear & Body Piercing: Belly button re-piercing, jewelry styles, quality jewelry
jewelry styles, quality jewelry, belly button: When the scarred area is about the same color and texture as the surrounding area, you should be able to try again. I suggest slightly thicker jewelry if you are accident prone, up one size from the common 14g to the sturdier 12g. The best quality jewelry...

Ear & Body Piercing: Brand New Dermal Anchors/Bumps on Bridge Piercing, high cheek bones, anchor diamond
high cheek bones, anchor diamond, straight barbell: For the transdermal implant [anchor], it would be best to go back to your piercer, even if you have to fly there for the weekend. Follow up is very important, and problems such as rejection are common and gruesome. If you plan on changing the jewelry frequently,...

Ear & Body Piercing: How big can I safely pierce my lobes?, larger sizes, lobes
larger sizes, lobes, piercings: I ve had success with larger sizes up to 5mm [4g], and perhaps I could refer you to someone if you can t make it to the shop in Atlanta. This is not something that you should try yourself. The technique is very specific and the risks are numerous. It is possible...

Ear & Body Piercing: blackish discharge for enlarged ear piercings, hair dye products, ear piercings
hair dye products, ear piercings, silver content: Discolored discharge could be a sign of infection, see a dermatologist to be careful and for treatment if needed. It could be hair dye/products, tarnish from silver content of your jewelry, some other chemical reaction with the jewelry or coating of the...

Ear & Body Piercing: bruising and industrial piercing, signs of infection, bottom hole
signs of infection, bottom hole, hot compresses: Bruising may be possible, but not really ideal. If your piercer expected bruising, that could indicate a forceful technique, or externally threaded jewelry. Your bruise will probably go away as quickly as any other bruise on your body. You may consider a change...

Ear & Body Piercing: Crooked Navel Piercing/re-pierce?, visible changes, piercer
visible changes, piercer, navels: Taping takes a few weeks to make a difference, but it does work like braces or a retainer for your teeth. In many cases navels are not entirely symmetric and will want to tend towards their natural center point, whether the piercing was lined up vertically...

Ear & Body Piercing: Downsizing, jewelry repair, earlobes
jewelry repair, earlobes, rapid results: The fastest way to get a piercing to shrink without further damage is simply to not wear jewelry. Repair for earlobes by dermatologists is a rather common procedure. You can leave out jewelry, wrap the loops of your earlobes with thread or strips of cloth...

Ear & Body Piercing: Ear stretching [need to let it shrink], ear lobe, skin tone
ear lobe, skin tone, plastic surgeon: The piercing will only shrink if damaged, and that will scar badly in most cases. Visit a dermatologist [not expensive] or plastic surgeon [better results for more money] for repairs. Taking out the jewelry will help it shrink some, but it still will not...

Ear & Body Piercing: Eyebrow piercing, curved barbells, scar reduction
curved barbells, scar reduction, anodized titanium: This seems like an infection that has abscessed. Please see a dermatologist for treatment and scar reduction options. http://care.piercing.org/ describes gentle aftercare methods and hot compresses that should help in the meantime. Chamomile tea might...

Ear & Body Piercing: ear piercing infection, ear piercing infection, sea salt soaks
ear piercing infection, sea salt soaks, swollen glands: You have probably not fully healed from the damage and infection. Don t scrape, leave it alone until it is comfortable to just get safe jewelry reinserted. You may need further antibiotic treatment. http://piercing.org/shop has examples of the smooth titanium...

Ear & Body Piercing: eczema, dermotologist, eczema
dermotologist, eczema, piercings: I believe you should be fine. I have experienced eczema also, which does not pose a problem to my piercings, as it is not in the direct area. I have also noticed sensitivity to nickel, and http://piercing.org/faq/jewelry.html describes how we use anodized...

Ear & Body Piercing: Flakey skin and delayed healing, foam pieces, antibiotic cream
foam pieces, antibiotic cream, flaky skin: This could be infection or allergic reaction to the material, even in just one ear. This often begins with irritation from pressure, friction or handling. Platinum or titanium would be a safe choice based on http://jewelry.piercing.org/ standards, and http://piercing.org/shop...

Ear & Body Piercing: help, swollen lymph node, gentle method
swollen lymph node, gentle method, 6mm: From what you describe it seems that you cut the circulation off to the tissue by stretching more than your body would allow, crushed the tissue and the swollen lymph node and drainage are the result of the damage and infection. This tends to happen when...

Ear & Body Piercing: Industrial Piercing, ear cartilage, poor circulation
ear cartilage, poor circulation, optimal rate: care.piercing.org explains a gentle care method that can help you heal at the optimal rate for your body. Ear cartilage gets poor circulation, so although the external parts may feel and look good within the first few months, it may take 9-12 months before...

Ear & Body Piercing: irritated monroe piercing, sea salt soaks, oral piercings
sea salt soaks, oral piercings, lip piercings: Oral piercings that appear irritated usually get well quickly once the source of the problem is found and removed. In most cases it is the uneven surface finish or irritant material of jewelry that causes the problem, in others it is the angle of the piercing....

Ear & Body Piercing: lip piercing at home = infection, sterile barrier, gentle care
sterile barrier, gentle care, costume jewelry: It is easy to give yourself an infection. I strongly advise against self piercing. Without many an exception piercing done at home exposes the person in question to many different opportunities for infection both during and after the procedure is attempted....

Ear & Body Piercing: MONROE PIERCING, rough surfaces, dental wax
rough surfaces, dental wax, extra skin: There are a few reasons this could be. The most common problems related to scarring on the interior respond well to a change of oral care and jewelry. care.piercing.org can help. The jewelry may have too small of a back, or rough surfaces. http://piercing.org/shop...

Ear & Body Piercing: Monroe piercing jewlery, how to loosen, sterile technique, gentle care
sterile technique, gentle care, traces: Two weeks is very much too soon for you to take out your jewelry, or even to handle it. Stop by the studio for professional help in appropriate jewelry choice and sterile technique for the change when you have no traces of swelling. Gentle care as described...

Ear & Body Piercing: Narrow urethra and PA, curved barbell, extreme flexibility
curved barbell, extreme flexibility, scar tissue: In my experience I have installed thousands of this type of piercing and I have not ever seen a urethral opening that appeared too narrow for an appropriately placed piercing. The urethra tends towards extreme flexibility, and stretches very quickly on it...

Ear & Body Piercing: Naval piercing over scar tissue, scar tissue, new jewelry
scar tissue, new jewelry, navels: The scar from the previous piercing could be irritated, and may be best seen by a dermatologist. Consider also that the new jewelry may be too long or have too large of a bottom end, which would cause pressure and friction. http://piercing.org/shop has examples...

Ear & Body Piercing: Navel Piercing, dial soap, bellyring
dial soap, bellyring, hot compresses: Change to gentler care http://care.piercing.org/ describes why and how, and pay specific attention to frequent use of dry hot compresses to help the bump and drainage go away. See a dermatologist if it gets worse or does not get better quickly. The bump...

Ear & Body Piercing: Navel piercing thickened scar [probably not a keloid], keloid scar, curved barbell
keloid scar, curved barbell, navel jewelry: See a dermatologist for further scar treatment options. I don t usually use the term keloid to describe a bump of scar tissue, as I d rather save that for a medical professional to diagnose. It is possible that you will have slower than average healing...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nervous about my VCH piercing, signs of infection, minimal discomfort
signs of infection, minimal discomfort, calluses: It seems that you should be OK. Any piercing can cause a bruise if it causes a small amount of bleeding, and the softer and thinner the tissue, the more visible the bruise. The prepuce fold that appears discolored should recover like any other bruise....

Ear & Body Piercing: Nipple Piercing, water based lubricant, piercing nipples
water based lubricant, piercing nipples, light patches: Hi Vikki, Your issues may be resolved by an easy change of jewelry and care habits. It takes a combination of safe jewelry, proper placement and care to heal any piercing. Nipples tend to be irritated by pressure, friction and handling. care.piercing.org...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nipple Piercing Weird Smell from smegma, titanium jewelry, titanium rings
titanium jewelry, titanium rings, retail jewelry: Hi Rebecca, The smell probably worsens with unsterilized low quality retail jewelry from bacteria, but some smell is normal from sweat and skin oil mixed with dead skin. If it seems strong, it probably indicates that the area needs attention and antiseptic...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nipple Ring Removed, interior tissue, hot compresses
interior tissue, hot compresses, mean time: It seems that your piercing has not healed, and that the interior tissue will need more time to repair itself. There may be infection present if signs such as pain, swelling, heat, redness and or discolored discharge are present. See a doctor if it does...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nipple Ring Soreness, correct proportion, antibacterial soap
correct proportion, antibacterial soap, signs of infection: Heat, swelling, pain, redness and discolored discharge are all common signs of infection. This could be an abscess from damage to the area, such as pressure and friction from handling or while sleeping. See your doctor or dermatologist if a change to gentle...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nose Bone type jewelry trapped in piercing, nostril screws, nostril screw
nostril screws, nostril screw, anodized titanium: I note many problems with nostril screws and nose bone as you described for this and numerous other reasons related to fit and surface finish. I usually find that the nostril screw may not be a particularly comfortable option. It may have an uneven surface...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nose Ring Infection, trap bacteria, nose ring
trap bacteria, nose ring, antibiotics: That applies to removal when you have not seen a doctor. The doctor s advice may be better, as she has seen the state of the piercing, and given you treatment. The antibiotics should keep this from abscessing, and once you are well you can try again after...

Ear & Body Piercing: Nostril piercing, left nostril, sterile precautions
left nostril, sterile precautions, grade steel: You should be able to have the jewelry changed using sterile precautions to a new autoclave sterilized piece. It would be best to have this done by an experienced professional as soon as possible. The longer you wear steel or other irritant material, the more...