Interview With Bill Platt

I have been following Bill Platt for a while now.  I don't really remember how long ago it was, but I purchased one of his products (Coloring Books For Adults) at least two years ago. I finally got the opportunity (Bill's a busy guy!) to get a video interview with him. We discussed how he got started, Read more [...]
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Clever Email Subject Line

This morning, I got an email with one of the cleverest subject lines I've seen in quite a while. It was from my hosting company. It said simply:   Happy Blue Saturday!   It went on to say, "Apologies for the subject, but I'm sure if you're anything like us you're already automatically Read more [...]
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Have you gotten the “Kiss of Death” from Facebook Yet?

Facebook has been acting a bit strange lately. Or at least, "different." I started noticing that one of my "fan" pages consistently gets very sluggish and unresponsive, at least until I respond to a "notice" that tells me that if I pay $3 to "boost" my post, 1,100 more people can see it. Looking Read more [...]
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SEO is Still a Fool’s Game

I was asked to do a presentation for the North Texas PC Users Group, which I did yesterday (Saturday October 22nd, 2016). I had spoken there about SEO a couple of years ago, and there was a recent major course change at Google with respect to backlinking, namely, they decided (about 3 years late) to Read more [...]
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Hiring a Virtual Assitant

I was invited to do another remote presentation to the North Texas PC Users Group (I'm still a member, even though I have moved to Oklahoma), this time on my experience with hiring a GVA, or general virtual assistant. So I arranged with one of the members there to connect using Zoom (Zoom for #teleconferencing, Read more [...]
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Securing WordPress

I have written about various ways to help secure your website before. Backup of your site is probably the most important of all the things you can do to protect your site.  But there are some things you can do to make it more difficult for hackers (especially "script kiddies") to damage or hijack your Read more [...]
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LPT is OPEN Again — for a Short Time

I just found out today that Sarah Staar's Licensed Partner Team is open again for a short time. She announced it this afternoon on a webinar call. LPT is one of the few programs that I have personally made money on, and I recommend that you go check it out before it's closed again. The current Read more [...]
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Project HoneyPot

Back when I started this blog, one of the things I did was to set up a honeypot from Project HoneyPot. Today, I got some news that cheered me up substantially. Regardless of how the rest of your day goes, here's something to be happy about -- today a honey pot you installed successfully identified Read more [...]
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The Pile-On Effect

I mentioned Lancaster's Law a couple of times before. I found it in his book, The Incredible Secret Money Machine, which was written about 40 years ago. The original book is now out of print, but there is an 'updated' (but not really up-to-date) paperback version available on Amazon for around $6-8 Read more [...]
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Sarah Staar’s Licensed Partner Team

UPDATE: LPT opened up on April 28th for a short time. One of the Big Names in Internet marketing that I have followed for some time now is Sarah Staar. I have written about her in the past. For a long time, her main source of income was affiliate marketing. Actually, it still is a major part of Read more [...]
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