Author Archives: Howard

How Much Does FREE Cost?

About 5 decades ago, Robert A. Heinlein popularized the term TANSTAAFL in his book, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, which I read back when I was in high school (and the book had been recently published). It is my … Continue reading

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To Backlink or Not to Backlink, That is the Question…

There is some controversy about backlinking for SEO purposes. Google doesn’t like “artificial” (read: paid) backlinks, and will even penalize a site for having lots of backlinks from “bad neighborhoods” or from other sites that you control. OTOH, if you … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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