How to Cloak Your Affiliate Links the Easy Way

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I used to cloak my links the old-fashioned way, using simple HTML redirects. The html page would be coded as follows: <html> <head> <title>YOUR PAGE TITLE</title> <meta http-equiv=”refresh” content=”0;url=http://YOUR AFFILIATE URL”> </head> <body> <p>Redirecting, please wait. If you’re not redirected within a couple of seconds, click here:<br /> <a href=”http://YOUR AFFILIATE URL”>PRODUCT NAME</a> </p> </body> […]

Socrates: Newbie-Friendly WordPress Theme

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Yesterday, I came across Socrates, a new WordPress Theme that has some very newbie-friendly features that decrease the need for hard-coding. With Socrates, you’ll find: Easy to Manage Navigation Links That you can instantly Monetize Your Site With the Ad Bar Built-in Clickbank monetization 50+ Backgrounds or Upload Your Own That You can Create Custom […]

How to Get Rid of the Lifestyle Theme Sidebar Blogroll

Bob Harris recently asked this question about working with the sidebar in his Lifestyle theme from StudioPress: How can I clean up the clutter on the right side of my page (Admin box & Blog Roll Box)? When you install the basic Lifestyle Theme, you’ll see both a Blogroll and an Admin section show up […]

Create a Unique Site Map for Your WordPress Blog

Daniel recently asked the following question about WordPress blog site maps, and the site map created for use on this blog in particular: I have a question about the NetProfit’s sitemap, that I see is also being used as a 404 not found page. Was the sitemap created manually or by using some type of […]

New Blog Header Graphic Only Cost a Buck

I’ve been tweaking the look and feel at Roamsters again and this time I really wanted to change the header graphic out. This is the old header graphic — something I just cobbled together one day. A little boring, don’t you think? Yesterday, I went over to 99Designs and almost submitted a budget logo project […]

Picapp: Free Access to Premium Images

NOTE: The Picapp site no longer exists. How would you like to use high-end, up-to-the-minute images of celebrities, sports, current events, politics and much more — for free? Enter PicApp. PicApp’s images are provided by leading content providers, new and photo agencies such as Getty Images, Corbis, Image Source , Jupiter Images, Newscom, and Pacific […]

How I Boosted My Conversion Rate by 33% Overnight

Once upon a time, I used to work as an air traffic controller. As you might imagine, rapid technological advancement requires that controllers do a lot of reading to keep up with, and execute, procedural changes in their work. As such, the first fifteen minutes of every shift was set aside to review new material […]