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Archive for July 2006

July 31st, 2006

Aaron wall is going down

Well not really, catchy title don’t you think?
There’s someone over at seocontest.net who’s on a mission. Yep you guessed it, their plan is to take down Aaron Wall’s number one spot for “seo book” on Google.
He (or she) goes by the name of “NetSearch” and has already gained the #5 spot on Google with the […]

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July 30th, 2006

Sneaky Adsense placement

My god, is this the sneakiest Adsense placement you have ever seen or what. Ladies and Gentleman, I think we have a winner.
Click for a full size image so you can marvel at the sneakiness.

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July 29th, 2006

Why is it so hard to get Traffic?

Why is it so hard to get traffic these days?
What happened to the good old days when knowing how to build web pages was like knowing how to cook that perfect roast dinner. Laying out tables all nice and neat was like getting the roast potatoes just right and using graphic rollover menu’s was like […]

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July 29th, 2006

Keeping out Blog Spam

When blogs first came around, no-one thought to create bots to spam them. Spam came in emails, who would have thought they would target blogs? Our precious blogs that allow us to portray thought, story and message. Our own personal haven.
But they found and managed to destory our haven, however we will not give up!
Spam […]

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July 25th, 2006

Introducing Performancing Partners

As soon as I heard Performancing was working on an advertising network aimed at bloggers, my eyes lit up. Not as much as the time I got my first Google Adsense check, but enough to spark interest.
I jumped onto the Performancing Partners beta list and have kept a watchful eye ever since. The Performancing guys […]

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July 20th, 2006

Text-link-ads Highlight Testimonials

We all know that testimonials work wonders on those single column sale pages. We know this because all the experts do it and the success they have is astonishing.
I’ve just noticed that as of today, Text-Link-Ads have two testimonials listed on their front page. One of which is fellow blogger Yaro.
Boosting trust with testimonials is […]

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July 16th, 2006

Affiliate marketing - when to stop

Yesterday I paused one of my Adwords campaigns. The results were in; my chosen affiliate product was not selling.
The facts;

Autoresponder was working with multiple emails set up at various intervals - check
Product paid a generous 70% in commission - check
I was beating most of my competition in Adwords - check
My own “sales page”, optimized with […]

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July 16th, 2006

Want $100?

So I’ve joined this SEO contest. It seems like a fun way to learn and challenge yourself.
For me, I find it very creative as I’m always thinking of new ways to increase site exposure. It helps keep my mind on edge.
The first idea I had is to give the money back to the people. Because […]

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July 14th, 2006

PageRank update is on the way

Webmasters get excited. A Google PageRank is on the way.
Follow the excitement;

V7 network

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July 14th, 2006

Tweak Adsense & pay for living expenses!

Alborz has informed me that his newly tweaked Adsense adverts are now paying for a good chuck of his living expenses.
Imagine having Adsense paying for your phone and electricity bill. What about your weekly rent, all that worry and responsibility simply lifted off your shoulder?
Even if you only earn a small amount from Adsense, set […]

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July 12th, 2006

JOAB is back

This is what I like to see and although it’s not the cowboy, it’s still doing what Jackofallblogs does best - stir the blogosphere.

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July 9th, 2006

Guide to ClickBank

I thought it was time I get some nitty gritty guides packed away in the WorkBoxers archives.
What is Clickbank?
Clickbank is an ecommerce system that allows sellers to sell their products over the Internet with ease. If you have a product that you wish to sell, Clickbank can handle the credit card processing for you for […]

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July 8th, 2006

Links of the week

Just spreading the link love.

Darren had a baby!
College-Startup is up for grabs
Aaron Wall releases SEO for Firefox

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July 8th, 2006

Why forums fail to take off

My biggest gripe with people who start forums is the vast topics they impose on their readers. I came across somebody who was starting a webmaster forum (because we don’t have enough of those) and was immediately turned off by the 20+ subforums.
There was a subforum for php, asp, html, javascript, seo, google, adsense, yahoo, […]

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July 7th, 2006

Adsense Case Study - Caradvice.com.au

This post is part of a WorkBoxers series called “Adsense Case Studies“.
I recently approached Alborz who runs a blog with car advice and told him I wanted to do a little experiment with his Google Adsense adverts. I told Alborz that I wanted him to change his Adsense link color to match his sites link […]

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