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    Help Me/Question 2checkout - Any Experience?

    2co or also known as 2checkout.com is a web service designed to accept payments on your behalf and pay you via your preferred method every week/month. When I was thinking about signing up for the service, they were charging a $50 account activation fee and $10 monthly fee regardless of whether...
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    Help Me/Question Have You Used Moneybookers (skrill)?

    Moneybookers is one of the largest payment processing websites available today. Recently, they've been re-branding their service now known as "Skrill". It can be accessed both from skrill.com and moneybookers.com If you have an account, you can login at both of them. The reason why...
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    My Experience Blog Carnivals

    For all of you bloggers, would you care to share your experience with blog carnivals? A blog carnival is a website which is hosted by fellow bloggers and there you are able to post your blog posts, get them seen by their visitors and therefore gain an audience for yourself potentially. Also...
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    Help Me/Question Web Awards And Buzz?

    I remember the time when "web awards" were really "in" and the winners would proudly present their badges on their home pages linking back to the organization's website. Which is a nice way to score some great links back to your home page by the way. Today, maybe I'm not as updated as I should...
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    My 2 Cents Effective Web Design

    Usually all of us are irritated when we arrive at a website that looks like it was (and it probably is) from the 90s era. Although it's certainly not something that will stop me from using it if I really need it (example: escrow.com), it's surely a turn off in terms of aesthetics. More over...
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    Organic Rankings Observations

    Whether you started a brand new SEO campaign or you are simply interested in observing how your website is performing in the SERPs, accurate ranking checks are crucial. There are many different tools that are designed to do this, but one of the most reliable ones is Google's Webmaster Tools...
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    My Experience Google's affiliate network

    Everyone seems to know or at least has heard of Google's PPC network, AdWords, AdSense etc. Their lesser known network is the Affiliate Network. This is also a great opportunity for webmasters to cash in on their traffic by promoting relevant attractive offers on their web pages. To sign up...
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    My Experience Autoblogs are history

    The days of 100% automation and content scrapping are over. Anyone who is still using completely automated duplicate content websites is not only going to be disappointed at how little or no revenue he is generating, but also risking to lose the AdSense account itself. Appeals rarely work and...
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    My Suggestion Image optimization and bandwidth consumption

    We are definitely living in the hosting "overselling" age which basically means that most of the major hosting companies now offer "unlimited resources" which normally include bandwidth and disk space. We all know that nothing is really unlimited so therefore once we start to consume a...
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    Help Me/Question How Do You Track Site-wide Errors?

    DNS issues, duplicate content, security problems and invalid xhtml are just some of the things that all of us seem to face every once in a while. Tracking these things might not be a difficult task if your website is fairly compact and modest, but what happens when it gets a lot of attention as...
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    Tutorial Social Updates Frequency?

    You've been building up, promoting and making your major social accounts reach as many people as possible. Once you're in the hundreds and thousands region, you feel like you've achieved a decent milestone, the actual click through seems to have improved and you're finally seeing noticeable...
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    Realistic Backlink Analysis

    External backlinks analysis services had thrived ever since SEO became so important and people finally realized the true power that it posses. But not all of them are as equal as new marketers might think. Some specialize in breaking down the data into bits and pieces of logical SEO factors...
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    Help Me/Question Service Vs Product Vs Coaching?

    Depending on the skill itself, one might be able to earn off of it in a couple of different ways. For example, someone who is good at let's say forex and has been trading for a couple of years successfully, but for any possible reason still hasn't been able to achieve a considerably higher...
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    My Experience Amazon's associate program

    Amazon is by far the largest, best known leading online retailer in the world today. They are constantly investing huge amounts of money into further developing, optimizing and testing different selling concepts and techniques. Millions of dollars had been invested into the site so far. And...
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    Do You Monitor Your Web Traffic? For Real?

    Everyone likes to observe his own website traffic increasing month after month. It's what motivates a webmaster like nothing else. Assuming that the newly achieved traffic level results in revenue and income boost, what should a typical webmaster do? a) Continue doing whatever it is that he was...
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    Opera - the Fastest Browser in the World?

    Do you remember this? Not that it matters anymore, a highly optimized core is a nice thing to have for sure, but in the age of high-end internet connections, it's really not as important as it once was. What I always liked about Opera is its simplicity, the ability to thoroughly customize...
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    My Suggestion Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

    Smart Phones, Dumb Phones (I made that up - don't Google it!), PDAs, Tablets, it doesn't matter. What matters is that they're on the rise. As the internet grows larger, more and more people start to realize that they do not even have to be at their computer in order to check email, favorite...
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    Introduction The Next Big Thing

    So how exactly does one "make it" online? Seems like there are a whole lot of people trying to invent the next big thing and retire an early age. The problem is that most of them simply fail. Why do they fail? Let's take a look at one of the most popular websites in the world, that is still...
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    Promoting Your Facebook Page

    You've heard of and probably seen all of these celebrities and brand names influencing hundreds of thousands of people via facebook each and every day. Quite often the number of subscribers that they attract is just staggering to behold. A single word from them can generate so much buzz and...
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    Insufficient Search Volume - PPC issue example

    I've been working on my upcoming PPC campaign for quite some time now, and although it's still in the beginning phase I've already found out that I might be facing potential scaling problems in the not too distant future. This is because I am unable to find additional keywords to include into...
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