This should make you smile…

Thanks to Peter du Toit for finding this…

Winner – Best Narrative Short, Cleveland Int’l Film Festival,
Winner – Jury Award, Gen Art Chicago Film Festival,
Winner – Audience Award, Hawaii Int’l Film Festival,
Winner – Best Short Comedy, Breckenridge Festival of Film,
Winner – Crystal Heart Award, Best Short Film & Audience Award, Heartland Film Festival,
Winner – Christopher […] Continue Reading…

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Upgrading to WordPress 2.7

I’ve taken the plunge and upgraded this blog to WordPress 2.7. I tried it out on a couple of my niche blogs first, and it was pretty straight forward. A couple of plugins had to be upgraded as well, but this is simple (if a little time consuming).

WP 2.7 has a number of changes which I really like. For […] Continue Reading…

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13 Ways To Increase Your Profits

Lee McIntyre has just released a terrific free report called “Profit 13 Ways: 13 Ways To Increase Your Profits Fast”.

Lee is based in the UK, and until 18 months ago was a high school teacher. He now makes a full-time living online, mainly by teaching others how to do what he did.

His 32-page free report lists 13 ways […] Continue Reading…

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Matt Cutts Explains Google

In this short video, Matt Cutts from Google explains how Google’s search results work. He gives some tips on controlling what Google displays for your website.

Thanks to Garry Conn for finding this, and Google’s recently released Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide. If you want to learn about SEO, you could do worse than reading what Google themselves have to […] Continue Reading…

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Invisible Websites

One of my current projects is a review site for a niche market – event companies in South Africa. It’s a tiny market in global terms, but there are a couple of hundred companies working in the industry. When business confidence starts to drop, the big corporates tend to spend more on advertising and events like product launches (at […] Continue Reading…

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What’s Up With eBay?

Earlier this year, eBay switched their affiliate program over from Commission Junction to an in-house program, eBay Partner Network. I had applied for the affiliate program when it was still with CJ, and got a ‘No thanks’ from them. ‘Aha!’ I thought. CJ was obviously the problem – eBay’s own program will be much more enlightened and forward-thinking.

As […] Continue Reading…

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Tricks of the Mind

BBC Entertainment has been running a couple of Derren Brown’s shows here in South Africa. Derren is a UK magician and “psychological illusionist” who specializes in getting people to do things they wouldn’t normally do through the use of “magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection and showmanship”.

Much of what he does is based on suggestion and the power of subliminal persuasion. […] Continue Reading…

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Making Money As A ClickBank Affiliate

Photo: iStockphoto

If you’re just getting started with affiliate marketing, ClickBank is one of the best affiliate networks to sign up with. Their business model is quite different from that of the big networks like Commission Junction, which means that they can be much more relaxed about who they let in to their network.

The big affiliate networks make their money […] Continue Reading…

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PLRspecials

I have 2 great PLR ebooks on sale at PLRspecials.com this week. The first is a guide to getting traffic from Stumble Upon. The other one is called Massive Blog Traffic, and it lists 24 ways to get more traffic to your blog – just what I need!

Take a look – http://plrspecials.com

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WordPress2.6 Released

I’ve just updated this blog to WordPress 2.6, and I’ll be going through all my niche blogs as well. WordPress 2.6 introduces much better plug-in management. You can now delete unused plugins from within the WordPress admin panel, and you can select and activate multiple plugins at once. The last feature is probably the main reason I upgraded.

Although […] Continue Reading…

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