Facebook And Native Ads–A Hidden Edge That Could Have Make You Rich

I was drawn into this little series of tweets from Chris Mims, saying that having been a creator of ‘hot takes’, he knew that the trick–or one trick at least–was to appeal to the reader’s prejudices. Having done quite a bit of affiliate marketing using paid traffic in my day, I’m sensitized to listen to […]

Why Understanding Ad Targeting Is All The Edge You Need

From my talks with clients I’ve concluded that there’s a huge gap between what ordinary people (including business owners) assume about online marketing generally (and paid CPC/CPM specifically), and the improved methods new marketing technology offers to promote whatever you, a client, or even a political candidate needs to get in front of people. Not […]

Voluum tracker for affiliate marketing

The Fastest Way To Become A Good–Or Even Great–Marketer

Have you ever run affiliate marketing campaigns using paid traffic? I think it’s best way to become a better marketer in the shortest possible time. Why do I say that? Isn’t the best way to just buy the right courses and study for months while you learn and take notes? Well, no. Just the opposite […]

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Have You Ever Seen The Rain? Check Wind, Clouds, Rain And Much More With Windy.com

My vote for the prettiest website I’ve seen in a long time goes to Windy.com. I went in looking for real-time info about Hurricane Irma, coming into the Caribbean as I’m writing this as a category 5 hurricane. I found a site that offers real time information on wind, cloud cover, temperature, precipitation, ocean wave […]

Increase Instagram Engagement–This Tool Could Change Everything For You

For a recent e-commerce client (selling a food product) we found that our best engagement by far was from Instagram. Considering the product is premium pickle juice meant to be used in mixed drinks especially, we weren’t surprised. My client had a ton of excellent images of attractive people enjoying all kinds of adult beverages, […]

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Should You Use Google Adsense?

Monetizing your website. Using the Internet to make money. Unless your website is a hobby–nothing wrong with that by the way–it’s why you’re playing this game, right? Look–using Google Adsense is one of the easiest ways to make money with a website. Sign up and get approved, create your ads and paste the code you’re […]

How To Live In Bali As A Digital Nomad

In 2005 I bought a little place in Bali, Indonesia. In that time I’ve seen profound changes here, most of them good in my opinion. Bali sits in a sweet spot between exotic and familiar, inexpensive but comfortable. Why would I be mentioning this bit of personal info and talking about how to live in […]

Free SEO keyword research tools

My Favorite Keyword Volume And Related Keywords Free SEO Tools

I want to point you to two SEO tools I’ve been using for a long time now, tools that work together to let me do two major SEO tasks very, very quickly: finding related keywords and get keyword volumes/CPC amounts. Even better, they are free. Sometimes a lean tool with fewer features is best, and […]

Editing Google Analytics User Access–When It’s Not Your Website

A friend of mine was considering buying a website and asked my opinion on it. After checking to see that the site did in fact have Google Analytics installed (just click your right mouse button and look for ‘view page source’), I told him to ask the seller to add me to their Google Analytics […]

Fake Word Generator

Marc Liyanage has a neat web-based tool that allows you to Create Fake Words. This tool is handy when looking for a unique Top-Level Domain (like I did with braxio.com).  The need for new business names is on the rise because nowadays many “businesses” are little more than websites that fulfill a need in one […]

Understanding Git With Gitk Tutorial

Joshua Flanagan at Los Techies has a really excellent 2-part gitk tutorial to look at if you want to understand git, starting you at the beginning with creating a branch and making commits in this article. Part two is on understanding merge and rebase with gitk. We are doing more and more articles on Git […]

Looking for a Business Name?

Starting up a new media firm? Need digital media company name suggestions? Looking for a company name and a catchy tagline to suit branding for just about any business at all? New Media Company Generator will display a random company name and tagline for you! As more and more people catch the entrepreneurial bug and […]

Viewing Browser Cache in Firefox

In need of a fast solution for a Firefox cache viewer? Firefox has a nice way to view files that are in both your memory and file cache. When using Firefox view cache by going to the the Address Bar, and type about:cache. This will take you to a page that allows you to view […]

Virtual Safari Web Browser

Mark this as nifty… VirtualSafari is a Web-based frontend for Apple’s WebKit HTML rendering engine. It makes it possible to host a website which looks like the Safari browser and allows the end-user to *load* pages rendered with the WebKit engine (see the demo). When you load up VirtualSafari in any browser, you are shown […]

10 Excellent Offline Backup Solutions

A good offline backup solution is a smart idea in case you need to restore files when you don’t have an internet connection, or simply to keep a physical backup in a secure location. In no particular order here is a list of ten ways to perform offline backups, and a few of them are […]