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  1. Humans inherently hate to use checklists. It reminds me of those TV shows where men would take road trips and refuse to use maps or ask for directions. They’d get lost of course, and end up getting into a pointless adventure. Why would they be so stubborn? I think it’s because of how simple some tools […]

  2. A Guide to Web Hosting [Infographic]
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 08/23/2016

    Web-Hosting-Header-ImageLet’s face it, without web hosting there would be no internet.  When someone visits a website the data that is shown is actually stored on an external host / server somewhere in another part of the country or even world for that matter. Just today this conversation came up with one of my friends.  “I […]

  3. 6 Simple Ways to Master the Distraction Monster
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 08/23/2016

    It’s been awhile since I touched on the old productivity subject, so I’m thinking it’s a good time to put out some friendly reminders to help us all stay on track.  In fact the “Monkey Brain” is a relatively new term that happened across my desk the other day.  It’s a term that is being […]

  4. Checklist – Content Marketing Basics
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 08/23/2016

    content-marketing-1Content marketing may look and sound easy enough, but when it comes right down to actually sitting down and churning out relevant articles the task can seem downright daunting to most. Before we dive into the do’s and don’ts of publishing your own content marketing, let’s take a step backwards and define what content marketing […]

  5. Wouldn’t you agree that making money would be a lot easier if you didn’t have to deal with competition? There are two major ways to make money. The first one is to compete based on price (such as being the cheapest). But competing on price can be dangerous… what if someone were to undercut you […]

  6. Instagram-Marketing-Infographic-HeaderInstagram made headlines this past week with their blatant copy of Snapchat’s Stories, however don’t put them into the scum pile too fast.  Their platform is growing at an alarming rate, recently surpassing 500 million monthly users.  Those users being responsible for more than 95 million posts daily, including images and video. This should shine some […]

  7. Average Person Only Uses 5 Apps Regularly
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 08/09/2016

    Geo_mobilemarketingIt is astonishing to think that there are millions, yes millions of apps avialable for smartphone users. Yet, we only spend about 80 percent of that time on just five apps. Studies have recently shown that an average smartphone user from the US or UK  “use an average of 24 apps per month but spend more […]

  8. Instagram Ripped-Off Snapchat – But it’s Okay!
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 08/09/2016

    InstvSnapInstagram is getting a lot of not so positive feedback after their latest update. They are being accused of ripping off Snapchat with a “Stories” feature of their own. In 2013 Snapchat introduced Stories, which lets you group snaps into one smartly edited (ok maybe not too smart) narrative that then disappears after just 24 […]

  9. A website with a blog is ahead in many ways as compared to a website without a blog. Researches prove that the sites with blogs are 434% ahead in indexing. A page is optimized well when there are loads of contents to search and index. Plenty of information appeal to search engines. Contents are the […]

  10. Is Your Campaign Not Getting ANY Conversions?
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 08/08/2016

    The most important stage in an affiliate campaign is optimizing. In your typical affiliate marketing campaign: 1. You launch 2. Probably lose some money while you collect conversion data. 3. Then based on the data, you start optimizing (you run different tests) 4. Keep repeating this until you profit. Read This: How to Launch an […]

  11. One of the best perks of being in this industry is the travel! You: “Uhhh I gotta travel again to a conference”  Significant Other: “Where to?”  You: “Uhhh…well I’m going to Bangkok in December…and then I’m going to Las Vegas in January” Significant Other: Why does your industry seem like a non-stop bachelor party. And I […]

  12. My Affiliate World: Europe Journey [Video]
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 07/29/2016

    I just spent an amazing week at Affiliate World Europe in Berlin! The first Affiliate World was in Bangkok Dec 2015, and they added in Europe to the mix. Me and my team put together a quick video showing my journey. I wish I could’ve captured more footage – I’ll make sure to bring more […]

  13. Email? Social? You know what they say about putting all your eggs in one basket, that’s my feeling on deciding to use only ONE marketing avenue to boost your presence in any given niche. To unleash the full potential to any marketing strategy, it is my belief that these two channels can live together as […]

  14. Bitcoin Not Considered Currency, As Ruled by Judge
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 07/26/2016

    justice-law-e1469478965240On Monday a court in Miami, Florida threw out criminal charges against a man accused of illegally selling Bitcoin. The judge stated the virtual currency cannot be classified as money. The defendant, Michell Espinoza from Miami Beach, was charged with illegally selling and laundering $1,500 worth of the virtual currency in a deal with customers […]

  15. 3 Video Platforms to Boost Your Livestreaming Game
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 07/26/2016

    Live-Stream-Worship1These days it’s down right impossible to turn a blind eye at just how powerful video (especially livestreaming) is to your business. Or can be if harnessed correctly. Livestreaming apps seem to be taking over social media conversations. With new avenues such as Periscope, Blab, and Facebook Live Video it should be awfully tempting to […]

  16. 8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Cashflow
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 07/25/2016

    “Money is my military, each dollar a soldier. I never send my money into battle unprepared and undefended. I send it to conquer and take currency prisoner and bring it back to me. ” Kevin Oleary “No money, no honey” – T-shirts in Bangkok I thought I was on top of the world when I […]

  17. How to Form a Mastermind That Doesn’t Suck
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 07/21/2016

      It’s getting harder and harder to have competitive advantages in affiliate marketing. Your landing pages show up on spy tools. Your “hot offer” isn’t so exclusive if your manager’s telling everyone about it. But one of the biggest sustainable competitive advantages you can have is how fast you learn. And it doesn’t matter how smart you […]

  18. I thought I knew a lot about marketing when I first joined this industry. I graduated with a marketing degree from Georgia Tech, and I read over 15+ books on copywriting. My competitor’s ads? They were SO boring. So UGLY. I’m a creative guy and I was so sure my ads would outperform everyone else’s. […]

  19. How many of you either laughed at Facebook when it first hit the scene, thinking it to be no more than another pretty face for what MySpace already was. Come on! Way back then, we all just used Facebook to look up old high school buddies or even flames in the hopes of reliving what […]

  20. Should Your Business Have an Instagram Prescense?
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 07/12/2016

    With over 400 million active users to date, businesses are quickly starting to take a closer look at having a presence on Instagram.  As with any social networking platform you must first do your due diligence to see if the booming platform would be a good fit for your brand.  Of course you will then […]

  21. Small Businesses are Catching Some Ups from Pokémon Go
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 07/12/2016

    pok goIf you haven’t heard the words Pokemon Go in the last week, then you have likely been living under a rock.  Nintendo’s surprise hit mobile app seems to be what everyone is talking about at one point or another.   The location based game, which came out last Thursday, uses augmented reality to place Pokemon […]

  22. Inside the Mind of Tuan Vy
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 07/07/2016

    I wanna introduce you guys to one of my friends Tuan Vy. I met him around 2.5 years ago but we hit it off quick and became really good friends (Probably because we’re the only two Vietnamese guys doing it big online) I pulled him aside in San Diego and we did a massive 45 […]

  23. Inside the Mind of Malan Darras
    Posted By Charles Ngo on 07/01/2016

    I wanna introduce you to a friend of mine. I’ve known him for over 8 years, and he’s one of the few people crazy enough to keep up with an affiliate marketing blog. His name’s Malan Darras. If I had to describe him in three phrases it’d be: minimalist, creative, and 1-man army. He’s been […]

  24. Intro-img-1The digital marketing world is heavily dependent on good, search engine optimized content today. Whether it is blogs, explainer videos, images, or infographics, good original content is the basis of all forms of marketing online. One such marketing method which can prove very fruitful for your business, is eBook marketing. An eBook is nothing but […]

  25. Improved Share and Save Options Coming To Facebook
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 06/28/2016

    Facebook introduced today several improved ways for developers of applications and more traditional websites to enable their users to share and save to the social networking platform. In a blog post Facebook announced that it has released Save to Facebook and Share to Facebook buttons for Google Chrome. This is a redesign of it’s social plugin […]

  26. Out of all the questions that I get regarding the content of this site, “What blog platform are you using?” is probably the number one sought after answer. To this my answer is always the same: “Before you go searching for the best looking WordPress theme, take a few minutes to consider how a theme […]

  27. Are you and your business ready for a doomsday scenario?
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 06/28/2016

    Legacy-5With all this talk of of the EU and Britain’s divorce, it got me thinking: What would you do if our current currency was to fall? Will you be able to avoid the mess that most people will be in when the dollar fails?  I’m not just talking about the inevitable depression and unemployment shock […]

  28. When it comes to being ranked at the top of Google, hell even on page one, advertisers are willing to shell out the big bucks to get that first click. In this “One Hundred Most Expensive Keywords on Google” infographic, provided WebpageFX and put together through data from SEMRush, we get to take an insider’s […]

  29. Twitter Refuses to Give Up – Invests $70M in SoundCloud
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 06/14/2016

    twitter_soundcloudDespite numerous roll outs of new features and tweaks to it’s service, Twitter’s share price has continued to slip down to an all-time low over the past year.  So journalist and business analysts all around are considering it’s latest $70 million investment in the audio file-sharing service SoundCloud as another Hail Mary. It’s reported that […]

  30. ID:40746532As email marketers we are constantly striving to make our outbound campaigns even more personalized than before.  To do this some of us have taken up the art of geotargeting so that we can now provide our subscribers with content that is relevant to their location. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again […]

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  33. Affiliate Marketing For Dummies [Infographic]
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/31/2016

    affiliate-marketing-101You don’t need me to tell you that the affiliate marketing industry is the place to be if you would like to be in a 4 billion dollar industry. In order to get a piece of that pie, you will first need to learn just what affiliate marketing is, how it works, how to get […]

  34. Smart Messaging Will Triple Your App Retention
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/31/2016

    According to Kahuna’s 2016 Q1 Mobile Marketing Index report brands can increase 90 day retention rates 3 times with smart messaging.  That’s great news, since retention is more profitable than an acquisition. Not only does smart messaging increase retention, but the personal and timely communication will help to decrease uninstall rates and increase retention rates […]

  35. photodune videomarketingIf you know anything about quality content, then you are fully aware that the majority involves anything and everything multimedia.  Short videos are interactive and engaging, plus they can deliver your message fast and easily.   As a small business owner, you are most likely limited on resources and time. Good news is that video […]

  36. The Ultimate Guide To Using Emojis In Email Marketing
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/17/2016

    A goofy looking smiley face. An airplane. A star. Even a rocketship or cute looking cat with hearts for eyes. No, I’ve not gone mad, I’m talking about the likelihood that you have probably seen one or more of these as part of email subject lines in your inbox. While emojis are fairly new, symbols […]

  37. Tweetdeck-Logo-e1416424850708Holy Cow Batman! Twitter Inc just made a big announcement that will probably be a game changer for some people out in Twitter land. The social media has said they will soon stop counting photos and links as part of its 140 character limit for messages. The change is said to happen over the next […]

  38. What Can Entrepreneurs Learn From Millennial Buying Habits?
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/17/2016

    millennial-generation-workplace-casual-620px-620x412It is generally an accepted belief that Millennials live their lives on the internet.  We have all witnessed the familiar behavior – hunched over their iPhones, iPads, Droids, etc. It might be assumed that they even do most of their shopping via mobile apps.   New data, however, suggests that the buying habits of the […]

  39. Viva Las Vegas Prizes This May
    Posted By Heather Brama on 05/04/2016

    Bet365’s Spring Missions are turning up the heat this month with four €5,000 Trips to Las Vegas included in the mix! The trips are just the beginning of what bet365 has to offer in their prize pool worth over €100,000. The Spring Missions are running now through May 29th at 19:44 GMT. Each week daily... Read more »

  40. How to Create Blog Posts Influencers Love [Infographic]
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/03/2016

    This has been said many times before:  You could create the greatest, most riveting of all content in the world, but what is the point if no one sees it? It’s a proven fact that 41.67% of bloggers measure their site’s success and influence by how many social media shares it receives. With this knowledge at […]

  41. Adblock Plus Pushing to Have You Pay to Use the Internet
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/03/2016

    Adblock Plus, one of the most popular ad blocking services, is now openly being referred to as the Scrooge of the internet by more than just publishers and advertisers. The company is now teaming up with Swedish microdonation startup Flattr to try and help more of us online “workers” get paid for our work. The idea […]

  42. Ways Your Business Can Save On Credit Card Processing Fees
    Posted By Caitlynn Cush on 05/03/2016

    Vector illustration of e-commerce flat design concept.Let’s face it, unless you are completely entrenched in the world of Affiliate Marketing and only push commissioned product, your business probably accepts credit card payments in one for or another.  And like with most services, this too comes with a fee.  Typical merchant account companies can charge up to a 5% hefty fee on […]

  43. Use of a Competitor’s Trademark in a Domain Name
    Posted By Richard Newman on 04/25/2016

    cybersquattingCybersquatting is closely related to trademark infringement and trademark dilution.  A person engages in cybersquatting when he/she registers, uses or sells an Internet domain name with the intent to profit from it either by ransoming the domain name back to the trademark owner or by using the domain name to divert business from the trademark […]

  44. Do you follow politics?  Are you a strong Left or Right?  Either way, I’m certain that you haven’t been able to get through this election year without picking up on other people’s personal opinions regarding the candidates and/or issues at hand. This brings to mind that SEO can be a whole lot like a presidential […]

  45. tax-refund12Tax season isn’t just about the dreaded process of filing your business taxes, but it’s also a opportunity to boost your sales.  By using tax time promotions, offers and tie-ins you can add some dollars to your bottom line. Here are a few ideas that you might want to implement while this tax season is […]