Your great idea for a new website is an itch you're dying to scratch! Firstly, you have a bunch of high quality content ready to go. Secondly, you've chosen a platform to use for the site. Lastly, you've got a stunning theme that showcases you, your skills and your knowledge. All that's left is a … [Read more...] about 11 Tips on How to Choose a Good Domain Name for a Blog
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Maybe you've heard of Bill Hicks? Perhaps you've even seen a quote from the Bill Hicks It's Just a Ride sketch? If you haven't, today's post will introduce you to this sensational monologue. It goes like this... The world is like a ride in an amusement park, and when you choose to go on it you … [Read more...] about It’s Just a Ride – Bill Hicks on Not Taking Things Too Seriously
You've spent some time researching for your brand or business and you’re getting super excited about your website. On top of this, you've labored over your ideal name… but how do you see if it's available? And if it is, how do you buy a domain name online as quickly as possible so someone else can't … [Read more...] about How to Buy a Domain Name Online Quickly & Inexpensively
You have an idea for your business or blog and are super excited to start this new chapter in your life. Have you checked domain name prices yet? Furthermore, do you have a name for your idea yet? Perhaps you’ve already decided upon a name for your new venture and are wondering whether you can … [Read more...] about Why Do Domain Name Prices Vary So Much & How Can You Check?
Today's post focuses on broken links, how they impact your site and how to use link checkers to find them. So without further ado, let's press on. You’ve done research online and arrived at a website that looks like it has the products or information you need. You click a link to purchase, … [Read more...] about What are Broken Links & are they a Big Deal for SEO?
Receiving a manual penalty from Google is not an experience I recommend! A few years ago I managed a site that received one, and it wasn't nice. What follows is my experience and how I survived it. But first, let me set a scene for you... You are responsible for the paid and organic search … [Read more...] about Getting a Manual Penalty from Google: An Anatomy of My Experience
You might have heard the expression content is king, which has long been the view of many online gurus. It's difficult to argue against this but we have to refine this statement to make it more accurate. The truth is that high quality content is king. In this post, I'll explain to you why content … [Read more...] about Why is High Quality Content So Important for SEO?
In this post I'm going to explain how to find and download eBooks for free using search operators. I'm not talking about doing anything illicit here either. It's simply a way to use search engines to find and legally download free eBooks that are indexed in search engines themselves. These may be … [Read more...] about How to Find & Download eBooks for Free Using Search Operators
Have you ever heard of the Law of Attraction? For those who haven't heard of it, it may seem an outrageous concept. Regardless, whether or not you know what it is, I believe there is some value in it. Read on to find out why! What is the Law of Attraction? The Law of Attraction is a New … [Read more...] about Blogging & The Law of Attraction: If You Build It, Will They Come?
My name is Paul and I am from the UK. I'd say I'm a technically minded online marketer who has been making a living online since around 2005. Sometimes this has taken the form of side projects. Other times I've made a good living directly through my own online activities. At the moment I … [Read more...] about What Happened and How The Heck Did I Get Here?