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Feedback - Michael Bloch and Taming the Beast.net

One of the things that spurs me on with Taming the Beast. net is all the wonderful positive feedback I receive on the articles, advice and resources I publish and provide. The following is a very small sample of what some of the millions of visitors to Taming the Beast.net over the years have had to say:


"I am at the phase of development where I need to implement online credit card processing, and was finding very little online in the way of tutorials or even a basic overview. Your article answered so many questions - most of which I didn't even know to ask!" Bill B.

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"After searching the web for days for a password Protection code that was easy to use... I found YOU!" Ed L.

"I just wanted to drop you a note to tell you how much I appreciate your wonderful site. You have a great deal of pragmatic common sense that shines through. I love someone that calls BS - BS!" Ed.

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"I just wanted to let you know that I found your website today and I love it! It is nice to learn something new or refresh on a variety of topics. Thanks!" Sandy C.

"I have learnt a hell of a lot about the web from Michael Bloch's excellent blog and Taming the Beast website over the years. Michael is a fellow Adelaidean who has achieved the status of 'netpreneur' - he is able to sustain his livelihood through his internet ventures." Clayton W. - Blue Train Enterprises

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"I've followed your newsletters off and on over the past number of years, and always found them VERY helpful." Wes S.

"Thanks for the great information on your site. It helped me plan and resolve some domain migration issues I had - for which I'm very grateful!" Robin B.

"Michael, you run a great blog and its one of my favouritesÖ keep on writing." Tevfik B.

"Thanks for the java scripts, Michael! They were amazingly easy to install and work well." Dennis D.

"Been getting the newsletter for over a year ... and it's always a pleasure to hear from you, not mention all the little tips and tricks that I get from the newsletter and the way you structure and update your site - very useful and appreciated. " Yaron M.

"..just found your site last week and it is the best information I have discovered yet!" Ed S.

"Your site is fabulous....reads like the "Clark Howard of eCommerce" ;-)." Kathy E.

"I love "Taming the Beast" 'cuz it is so chock full of useful and easily digestible information."  Kevin. S.

"I've been so eager to share with you the many successes of my site and to THANK YOU for all the time and effort you spent walking me through the online environment!" Paul O.

"Just want to say thanks for a very informative site that will help my web site that I have just completed. It's a pity I could not find your site months ago..." Michael W.

"Your generous site answered website optimization questions that I've been posing to many without results" Gayle T.

"I wanted to drop you a line to let you know how much your blog has helped me. I'm in the process of launching a support application for ecommerce companies. Your articles have been a great source of ideas & insight" Starr H.

"The event went very well. Thanks for all your support and ideas. It really helped me!" Egan S.

"I'm in the process of writing up a business plan for an ecommerce site. The info on your web site has been most valuable and educational." John K.

"I visit Taming The Beast on a regular basis and have learned so much over the years. Congrats on a job well-done!" Vincent.

"Yahoo!!! An Australian giving excellent advice on the net and one from my old home town" Yvonne R.

"Michael, I want to firstly say thank you for so much free info and making ecommerce understandable". Mike B.

"I really enjoy your website and find it very useful for my own business. I am also inspired being a fellow Aussie myself it is nice to see you succeed online." Tristan B.

"I opened my own business about 8 weeks ago, and through following the tutorials on your website, as well as a few other tips from yourself, I am now receiving about an average of 2 sales inquiries a day......and I haven't even received a page rank yet. Thank you for your information." David S.

"Just wanted to say that yours is the only newsletter I look forward to on a regular basis. Your attitude, knowledge base and skill are unsurpassed anywhere on the internet in your niche. Thanks and keep up the good work." Mary M.

"Just wanted to complement you on what a brilliant site you've produced! Thanks - it's helped me quite alot recently!" Matt I.

"You have taken the load off for me, as I now have at least one place to get real info, without being conned in to buying some guru rubbish that they got their last Google slap from! Many thanks for the straight talk."  Ern.

"Hey Michael: Your script for blocking image hacking is elegant and AWESOME and made my year" Bruce W.

"Thanks for your wonderful tips and advice. I REALLY appreciate your efforts" Jim M.

"What a great site! As a pending Internet Entrepreneur (soon I hope!) I found your site to be a gold mine of information" Sujit P.

"What a detailed answer!! You took so much time and effort to explain something to someone you don't even know. Thank you so much for the great information. Now I have some work to do, but thanks to you it
won't take me so long to do it anymore" Jody W.

"...found your site via a random search in Google for ecommerce solutions and web design. I love what I saw on your site (you have an incredible array of information and resources)" Tiara R.

'I just wanted to let you know that the insights on Taming the Beast have really helped us get to where we are today, and we sincerely appreciate it." Mitch C.

"Very timely, to the point and great amount of pertinent information.
I sent your site information out to all of my employees. Keep up the good work, love it!" Allen

"Learning is good and it's never been easier with the discovery of tamingthebeast.net. ... you keep the education pure and simple. Fabulous. Fabulous. I send my gratitude" Annette Z.

"I have just spent 10 minutes looking at your latest blog posts and articles - your content production still amazes me. It is really is fantastic stuff." Clayton W.

"Iíve been a fan of your blog for quite some time. In fact, your postings had helped me extensively when I was first getting into the world of SEO and effective web design. Thank you for providing useful information. It helped me a lot!" Twan.

"I've spent hours reading information on your site and I have to congratulate you. I can imagine how long it must have taken you to put all this info together!" Peter N.

"I'm a big fan of 'Taming the Beast'. It's a great resource for keeping up to date in the ecommerce world." Tracey S.

"Just wanted to let you know that I just put up an April update of the Web Revenue Blog Rankings .... TamingTheBeast came in at #7 on the list. Nice work." Pat Mc.

"I love your site. Been referring people off and on to it in forums around the place for answers to questions they might have, especially affiliate marketing ones....the info on your site is excellent! Nice to see an Aussie taking on the world ....and doing it in style." Jules

"Thank you for your sound advice, it has been really helpful in getting our site on the move." Eleanor J.

"I really want to thank you for the perfect tell-a-friend script" Timmy

"Really great information and insight on your blog." Jonathan A.

"I have been a fan of your marketing blog for some time now. I am surprised at how full of information it is, its a great read." Victor

Just wanted to say thanks and good work on creating such a simple to read and well thought out page as "Giving search engine spiders direction with a 301 redirect"! Davey T.

"Congratulations on your great site with so much valuable information & all easy to understand". John Q.

" thanks for your tell a friend form. I have been using it for a couple of years and had countless referrals from it" Douglas W.

"..came across your Blog, and I got stuck reading your articles. Compelling. Down-to-earth. Sincere. Awesome" Ceil H.

"I have been reading your website regularly and must say it has helped me demystify many things and has made me look like a pro at work!" Agastin

"Let me just start by saying you are AWESOME to provide this service to all of us knuckle heads out here. I really appreciate it." Tom L.

"Thank god there are pragmatic persons that publish their thoughts and ideas to the public. Thank you Michael Bloch." Dallas F.

"I just wanted to say what a superb article". Jess L.

"Just wanted to drop a line and give Kudos to you for your active contribution to everyone of us." Alex 

"Thanks and congrats for your site. Itís one of the very few sites that manages to explain things in a way thatís understandable." Frederic L.

"Great site!- An incredibly useful library of resources." Dave M.

"After 3 days of research I stumbled onto your site. And I have to say it gives a very good overview of business on the web.... Nice to see someone clarifying the intricate workings of the web amidst the overkill of info on the net." D.V.

"Let me congratulate you on a very helpful website.  For someone like me, sites like these are invaluable." Steven D.

"First, a huge thank you -- your tell a friend script has allowed me, someone who doesn't know anything about html or php, to effectively add an evite to my website."  Kelly A.

"I came to your site researching "legal disclaimers" and had to comment on it. This is one of the finest formats that combines excellent, useable content along with ads and marketing info" Robin H.

"Just a quick note to thank you for this extremely helpful website. As a "small fry" web designer, email marketer, and everything else for our organization relating to web, I have found your site so very helpful that I just wanted to voice my appreciation - THANK YOU!" Ron.

"I came across your website this morning while searching for help in choosing an e-commerce shopping cart! WOW! It is a wonderful website, and I thank you for putting together such useful information and reviews. I just wish that I had come across it before spending most of my tiny operating capital already!" B.M

"I have been on your newsletter email database for some time now. I have learned a great deal about marketing from your site" Steve G.

"Just wanted to drop you a quick line saying that I really enjoy your newsletter and even refer to it when composing my own! Lots of good info on the site - a pleasure. Glad I ran into TamingTheBeast." Ron

"I would just like to let you know that this is the most informative website I have found on the web!! This website has taught me so much! I'm sure I'll be able to greatly increase my ranking. THANK YOU SOO MUCH!! Tyler G.

"I referred to your website many times during the process of launching and running my site and through your useful resources it's been a great success! thanks!" Carey M.

"I just read your article for a website proposal to help me with my first client and I wanted to say thank you. After a search from Google, I found your site the most helpful. As a beginner, I truly appreciate the help." Brian B.

"Hello guys, love the site. I would like to start off saying I learn lots from you guys." Adam. S.

"You are one of the people we feel exemplifies business professionalism. I appreciate what you are doing regarding business development consultancy" John F.

"I have found some really great and interesting articles on your website" Lee. A.

"Iíve been visiting your website ever since I started my first online business and I must firstly thank and commend you for the helpful content your website provides that has allowed my first business to be a success" Matthew N.

"I came across your excellent guide while researching for a guide to Internet Marketing for social enterprises in the UK." Neal M.

"Just a quick note of thanks. Your site is a clear, well-written, succinct and comprehensive primer on the mechanics of an ecommerce site. Well done and thank you." David L.

"I just found your site yesterday and am both thrilled and overwhelmed by all the (FREE!) information you've written and compiled here. We all know that free sites are advertiser-supported, but in your case that's helpful, too, rather than being an annoyance!" Karen H.

"I just wanted to let you know that your site is wonderful. I'm very interested in learning all I can about e-marketing, web marketing, e-commerce etc. I just wanted to let you know how grateful I am to have found your site." Jamie O.

"I subscribe to your "Taming The Beast" newsletter. I'm at your web site right now. Your articles are very informative with lots of insight. They're great!" Ronald K.

"Thank you very much for your advanced "tell a friend" script. It's the first that I've been able to successfully install and is very easy to use." Philip.

"Your article on email etiquette is great - and I would like to distribute it as part of a handbook for teachers" Ann M.

"I can't express my gratitude appropriately, but I will say I am delighted. Thanks for your help." Allyn M.

"Just a heartfelt THANK YOU! for making all this wonderful information available!" Michael S.

"You are brilliant! All three of the pagejacker have now removed their copy of my pages - WOW! And in less than the 72 hours allowed. I would recommend you and your site to anyone and I will be putting a link on my web sites to that effect. I built and maintain the sites myself and good reliable, helpful information is sometimes hard to find. I found the whole of your site interesting, helpful and informative, thank you." Jacqui.

"Thanks for writing such great newsletters and maintaining such an informative site. I always enjoy receiving your newsletters. Today's article regarding pagejacking will be very helpful to many Webmasters and SEO'ers." Nikki A.

"I want to thank you for making this plethora of material available to me. With hard work and your help I think I have as good a chance as anyone in this competitive industry. Thanks again!" Kufoya

"I've been visiting your site for the last few years and every time I have ever come to your site seeking information I have ALWAYS found it." Liz T.

"I just wanted to tell you how invaluable your site has been to me. I started a small e-commerce site when I was laid off from work and had no idea where to start. Your site helped me through selecting a host, shopping cart, gateway and merchant services. You helped me weed out the bad and find the good!" Linda D.

"Excellent website man!!" SEO Jon 

"I just wanted to say Thank You for developing this website and offering so much information regarding how to develop a website the right way ...you have helped me greatly" Moriah S.

"Great site. Loads of fantastic information. I found your site when I searched for Payment gateways." Kel S.

"Many thanks for your informative website and the articles and info which we are currently wading through" Keith B.

"I just wanted you to know how impressed I am at what you have done business-related. You must be a very smart man, indeed. I have been directed to your site for an Ecommerce course I am taking online." Donna

"Thanks for a very informative website!" David W.

"I love your newsletter as well as the information you have in it and on the site". Renee

"Your website is wonderfully informative and helpful, Michael, thank you for having it out there." Paul

"Hey, I'm sure you probably hear this a lot, but I just got done reading a couple of your articles and they gave me some more "strength". Zach





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