Monthly Archives: January 2013

My Blog Was Hacked & What You Can Learn From It

28 January
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I must admit… When I see the “Upgrade” notice in WordPress, I always wait a few weeks before I upgrade. Why? Because I want to give developers time to ensure their plugins are compatible with the newest version.  Not to mention there are often bugs with the new release. Well, let me just say I will be more diligent about doing updates in the future. Last Thursday I came home and went to my blog’s homepage and noticed a strange-looking...

Start Debt Free, Stay Debt Free: Get Your Business Off the Ground Without Getting Deep Into Debt

18 January
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How wonderful would it be to start a business debt free? That is precisely what Girish Navani, founder of eClinialWorks, an electronic medical records solution in Weborough, Mass. did back in 1999. It resulted in him earning $100 million in cash, and $250 million in projected sales for 2012. His business philosophy? Make sure that recurring revenue exceeds operating expenses. Constant Profit “That way we know we can run a profitable business even if we don’t make a single new...

A Warning About Facebook Contests – What You Need to Know

14 January
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After reaching 10,000 likes on my Facebook page, I decided to run a contest to celebrate the milestone and draw in even more fans. So I did some research on the best way to approach it and learned that Facebook has very strict guidelines for contests. And if you aren’t careful, you can get your page disabled permanently. Yes, it has happened to a handful of people over the years so be sure to read their terms. In a nutshell,...

Affiliate Takes His Website Work On Vacation

2 January
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Associate Programs Newsletter #544 When John Ellis goes on vacation with his wife and family, he always takes photos and writes articles about the towns and attractions they visit. “For me, this affiliate marketing lark is a 7 day a week job. It’s not like I have to work from 9 to 5 every day, but I do some work every day,” he says. He loves having the freedom to choose which hours he works. He works more in winter...

Travel Affiliate Loves His Affiliate Lifestyle

2 January
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Affiliate marketing is not a way to get rich quick – that was one of the biggest learning curves for successful affiliate marketer John Ellis. John, who used to work in IT in the travel sector, was driven by a desire to be his own boss and to earn a bit of extra money each month when he decided to try affiliate marketing. Now he loves his affiliate lifestyle – earning a full-time income running several websites, mainly in the...