In simple terms, affiliate marketing is the promotion of products and/or services to earn commissions through an affiliate program. An affiliate program is a program that facilitates the relationship between online merchants and their affiliates … [Continue reading]
WordPress Plugins and How I Use Them (2019)
Wordpress plugins enhance the capabilities of your Wordpress blog. There are literally tens of thousands of Wordpress plugins from which to choose, but I'll make this easy on you. Below is a list of my most frequently used Wordpress plugins, along … [Continue reading]
Is Your Blog GDPR Compliant?
GDPR, which stands for General Data Protection Regulation, is a law covering data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and also the export of personal data outside the EU and EEA … [Continue reading]
WPForms: A Better Contact Form
I was more than tired of seeing the 'configuration errors detected' on my Contact 7 contact form. It didn't matter what I did to try and fix the errors, I still got the notification. Granted, the form actually worked, but the error notice … [Continue reading]
Super Affiliate Handbook Updated for 2019
A lot has changed since I started affiliate marketing in 1999 and wrote the first edition of the Super Affiliate Handbook in 2003. Back then, there were no blogs and no Google. I coded every bit of my first web site in Notepad. Dancing babies, … [Continue reading]
Is Your Blog Showing a “Not Secure” Warning in Google Chrome?
Have you noticed that your blog is showing a “Not Secure” warning in Chrome browsers? Mine was. I was concerned about what that “Not Secure” warning label meant and how visitors would perceive my site by result, so I started doing a little … [Continue reading]
My Dog Knows How to Make Money on YouTube
When YouTube changed its Partnership Program eligibility requirements in January 2018, and I received the dreaded email confirming that I'd been kicked out of their program, I figured that I would no longer make money on YouTube, or more accurately, … [Continue reading]