Getting Royalty-Free Images

One problem nearly everyone runs into when starting a blog or newsletter is finding suitable images. Images that relate to the topic of your article or newsletter help a lot with reader engagement. If you look over the articles on this site, you will see that there is at least one image in every Read more [...]
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DDOS Attack… And New Plans

"The Rumors of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated." -- Mark Twain, in response to reading his own obituary. I have gone through some significant transitions, not the least of which was a move to another state. I am now a resident of Oklahoma. For the first time in my life, I will have a driver's Read more [...]
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More Traffic = MORE Money

Traffic is a subject that’s been beaten to death, and for good reason. Everyone is looking for it – Internet marketers, bloggers, entrepreneurs, companies and even BIG multimillion-dollar corporations. There’s a “traffic war” out there. …And everyone is fighting for it – mercilessly. But Read more [...]
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Have I Been Doing it all Wrong?

Well, maybe. I just experienced a wake-up call. Yesterday, I bought Michael Cheney's Commission Machine. Just after I bought it, the price increased (whew, just under the wire!), and is due to go up again in a few days. Knowing what I now know, if I had it to do over again, I would have purchased Read more [...]
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$200/Day Blueprint

If you could make $200/day passive(*) income, how would that change your life? The $200/day mark is a significant first hurdle for anyone trying to sell stuff online. It typically takes anywhere from 6 months to a year to reach that point, and more than 95% of all would-be IM'ers give up before they Read more [...]
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I Just Hung Up On Alex Jeffreys

Either I'm just getting grumpy in my old age, or I'm getting to be intolerant of the webinar sales spiel formula. Whichever it is, I signed up for the "[LAST CHANCE] The Most Important Webinar You Will Attend This Year To Make 2015 The Best Year of Your Life" -- or as he put it: "[LAST CHANCE] The Read more [...]
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Yet Another New Scam: Larry’s Cash Machine

Wow. Just. Wow. This new scam has been blasting its way into my inbox, starting about 3 days ago. I've even been getting it from various Internet marketers that really should know better. The appeal is pretty strong -- FREE MONEY!!! It's shrouded in a lot of meaningless financial jargon double-talk. Read more [...]
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Do You Need WordPress Hosting?

If you are just starting out, or you have run into difficulties with WordPress, you might wonder if what you need is on of the "WordPress Hosting" services you see advertised. My answer is, "Almost certainly not." Although you will see special "WordPress Hosting" services heavily advertised, and Read more [...]
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So Far, So Bad

I've added enough content to the site that it should be time for me to start seeing a little bit of organic search traffic. Or so I thought. According to StatPress Visitors, I'm getting about 100 hits per day, but I don't think I'm getting any organic search (from Google) traffic at all, at least Read more [...]
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Ringing Out The Old

I have deliberately avoided any public mention of commercial holidays (which is, roughly speaking, all of them) in this blog, although in several of my other businesses, I make a fairly big deal of them. In one of my businesses, I generally make more money in the 4th quarter than I do in the other 3 Read more [...]
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