Building an Opt-In Email List 101

Email marketing building a list

For anyone involved in online marketing, building an email list is crucial. However, due to recent laws designed to protect consumers from unwanted emails, an email list is only legal if it is “opt-in”, meaning the person receiving the email has to give consent to receive mass emails from you. Here are some tips on… Read more »

9 Basic SEO Tips for Smoking Hot WordPress Blogs

Smokin Wordpress blog

While your WordPress blog may have strong, entertaining content, it still needs to be found by the search engines. Fortunately, there are many handy tips available for WordPress blogs to make the sites more SEO-friendly. Here are a few. 1) Change the permalink structure By default, WordPress attaches a number to each page on your… Read more »

Setting Up a Simple WordPress Blog

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WordPress is possibly the most flexible and most used blogging client on the internet today. Here is a simple guide to getting your WordPress blog up and running. Remember that there are many resources online that are a search engine away if you need further assistance. Plan out how you want your site to be… Read more »

Top Ten Essential Digg Tips

10 Digg tips

Digg can be a very powerful social network for your needs. Here are ten ways to maximize your Digg use: 1. Choose an eye-catching avatar picture. Your avatar is going to be one of the first things that anyone sees from your profile when you are on Digg. Make your profile stand out by choosing… Read more »

How to Set Up a Digg Account

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Setting up a Digg account is simple and quick. First, visit and click on “Join Digg!” at the top of the page. It will then ask you for a username, password, and your email address. Next, you need to set up your profile. The point of Digg is to get people to follow you… Read more »

Affiliate Marketing 101

Uncle Sam I want you affiliate marketers

Affiliate marketing is a pay-for-performance model where you pay others a commission when they sell your product. They essentially do all the marketing work for you and you only need to pay them if they are successful in making the sales. Getting into affiliate marketing can be very valuable for your business, but here are… Read more »

Google Analytics Basics

Google Analytics basics for beginners

After opening a Google Analytics account your will have to wait for it to gather information. It may take up to 24 hours for Google to start processing information from your site. But if you start seeing statistics after you log in to your account, you may now start monitoring your traffic. Look at the… Read more »