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Best Musicians WordPress Themes for 2017

Best Musicians WordPress Themes for 2017

Hey there! Do you want to build a website for your band? In this generation bands and musicians often rely on social media like Facebook, twitter and Instagram to showcase there music. However, as your band grows it is crucial for this kind of business to have a...

2017 Best Responsive WordPress Themes

2017 Best Responsive WordPress Themes

With people increasingly hooked in using their smartphones and tablets, having a website that is responsive is vital. It will certainly provide a good experience to the potential client or visitors. If your website is outdated and not responsive, your visitor may not...

2017 Best Family Blogs WordPress Themes

2017 Best Family Blogs WordPress Themes

Wanting to build a website for your family blog? Plenty of family want to create website and blog to share the news, events, photographs, etc and and to keep others updated on what is happening to their family. In this article we hand pick some of the best family...

Best Hotel WordPress Themes of 2017

Best Hotel WordPress Themes of 2017

Taking a break and going on a trip is the most beautiful time of the year and choosing just the right accomodation therefore is vital. People nowadays would prefer to look or search for hotel accomodations or new travel destinations online. A website for your...

Best WordPress Video Theme in 2017

Best WordPress Video Theme in 2017

Hey, are you searching for WordPress Video Theme for your website? You came on the right place. We hand pick some of the best WordPress Video Theme that you can install to your site. WordPress is one of the best in making a super easy to upload or embed videos which...

45 Best Free WordPress Blog Themes for 2017

45 Best Free WordPress Blog Themes for 2017

How to Pick the Best WordPress Blog Themes? Nowadays there are lots of free WordPress blog themes available in the market, but the question is: Is it a quality theme best suited for your website? Choosing the right theme for your website is obviously important, but,...

2017 Best Corporate WordPress Themes for Business

2017 Best Corporate WordPress Themes for Business

Websites are a powerful online marketing tool used in promoting our business. But creating a professional corporate website these days are never easy. Good news we have WordPress platform that you can use in building your corporate website using corporate WordPress...

Building B2B Website with WordPress Divi Themes

Building B2B Website with WordPress Divi Themes

Are you planning to upgrade your basic B2B site into a new generation website Design? Having business with other businesses is a very challenging process. Most of the B2B websites today are changing or upgrading to become more attractive to their customers. There are...

2017 Best WordPress Portfolio Theme

2017 Best WordPress Portfolio Theme

If you are looking for best WordPress portfolio theme for your website you are in the right page. WordPress is the perfect platform for your website if you want to showcase your work to your clients. Also we will share some of the best WordPress portfolio theme that...

Transportation Website Walk Through with WordPress Divi theme

Transportation Website Walk Through with WordPress Divi theme

Do you want to change your website's design? Most of the business owners are using the internet to showcase their products or services. Nowadays, there are lots of great website designs available in the market and you might be left behind from your competitors if you...

40+ Most Notable Big Name Brands that are Using WordPress

40+ Most Notable Big Name Brands that are Using WordPress

One of the common misconceptions about WordPress is that since it is open source, it may not be good enough for big brands. WordPress is now by far the most popular content management system software in existence, powering almost 25% of the web. Know of any other big...

5 Best VPN Services for Your WordPress Site

5 Best VPN Services for Your WordPress Site

VPN or Virtual Private network is growing popularity nowadays because of the need to protect your privacy and security information or even bypass censorship. In this article you we will explain what are VPN and its importance. We also hand picks some of best VPN...

Maintenance Page Ideas For Your WordPress Site

Maintenance Page Ideas For Your WordPress Site

While nobody like to put a maintenance page on their WordPress website but it is really unavoidable especially when you are starting or adding page information to your page. In this article, we will share how some of the known websites creatively design their...

7 Best Live Chat Support Software for Your WordPress Site

7 Best Live Chat Support Software for Your WordPress Site

Is live chat feature on your website necessary? Not everyone acknowledges the importance of live chat in their blogs, but really having a live chat feature on your blog is so beneficial. It can help your site in many ways. This feature empowers you to provide a great...

30+ Best 2017 Simple WordPress Themes

30+ Best 2017 Simple WordPress Themes

Are you searching for the most clean, easy to use and  Simple WordPress Themes for your website? You have come to the right place. We noticed that a lot of website themes emerging today are great and a lot of good services offered, the problem is lot of users are just...

7 Most Expensive Premium WordPress Themes and Why They’re Worth It

7 Most Expensive Premium WordPress Themes and Why They’re Worth It

Although there are lots of free and cheaper themes available, still premium WordPress theme is undoubtedly the choice of millions when it comes to building a high-quality website that is easy to manage. Using a free theme surely saves you some pennies from the budget,...

25 Best WordPress Themes for Cafes (2017)

25 Best WordPress Themes for Cafes (2017)

You can find many themes around the web including premium and free. Here, we present you our collection of 25 Best WordPress Themes for Cafes that can help you build and handle your site easily.    1. Restaurant Cafe  Restaurant Cafe is a stylish WordPress theme that...

5 PayPal Alternatives for Freelancers to Collect Payments in WordPress

5 PayPal Alternatives for Freelancers to Collect Payments in WordPress

Without a doubt, PayPal is the most widely-known and used payment platform in almost all of the eCommerce websites. Many people use it as their only way to pay for online services or purchases because PayPal provides all the standard functions you’d expect. Through...

Top 24 One Page WordPress Themes 2017

Top 24 One Page WordPress Themes 2017

If you want to build a mini site or a website that consists of a single landing page then a One-Page WordPress Theme would be the best choice for you. It is ideal for small business owners since it is easier to launch and it highlights specific work or product. Here...

WordPress Website Design Walkthrough with Divi Theme

WordPress Website Design Walkthrough with Divi Theme

Follow along as we take the Divi theme for Wordpress and build out an entire, complete website for an actual client. We show you the entire process from start to finish, uncut. This is the first site I've ever built using the Divi theme. In fact, I have only ever...

Top 10 Best iPhone Apps for Bloggers 2017

Top 10 Best iPhone Apps for Bloggers 2017

Whether you're commuting on a taxi, waiting for someone or anything, blogging is now at your fingertips! You can now create blog posts, add images, video, gifs and such through your phone. Also, you can stay connected with your friends even when you are away from...

Web Design Before & After: Braingate

Web Design Before & After: Braingate

I'm really excited to share this amazing transformation with you. Braingate was in need of help - they wanted to move to WordPress and also needed to become mobile friendly. In a lot of cases, I try to suggest keeping the same look and feel as the existing site,...

How to Stop Comment Spam on Your WordPress Site

How to Stop Comment Spam on Your WordPress Site

Comment spam on your WordPress website is no joke. Even if you're a smaller site that doesn't get a lot of traffic, it is still incredibly easy to get your URL harvested by a bot, added to a spam list and relentlessly comment spammed. Luckily there is an easy way to...

Mobile Friendly WordPress Website Conversion – Royal Scoop

Mobile Friendly WordPress Website Conversion – Royal Scoop

Being mobile friendly is not an attribute attainable only with newly designed websites. Here at WC, we believe that we can essentially take ANY website and make it into a mobile-optimized machine, viewable on any device. In this video, we do just that. We take a nice...

How to Optimize Your WordPress Database in 5 Minutes or Less

How to Optimize Your WordPress Database in 5 Minutes or Less

Optimizing your WP database is a great way to remove post revisions, irrelevant meta data, spam comments and more, with just a few clicks. By doing this fast, easy and free process every couple of months (or whenever makes sense depending on the type of site you...

How to Configure iThemes Security on a WordPress Website

How to Configure iThemes Security on a WordPress Website

Because of the massive popularity of WordPress (nearly 25% of ALL sites on the internet use it), hackers are always trying to find ways of exploiting sites. In today's tutorial, we show you how to install and configure iThemes Security (a FREE WordPress security...

WordPress Website Redesign: BelAire Compressors

WordPress Website Redesign: BelAire Compressors

In this video, we show you an amazing transformation we made for one of our clients. BelAire had a website that wasn't mobile-friendly and was still showing a copyright date of 2009. We flipped this site into WordPress, made it mobile friendly and tricked it out with...

Mobile Friendly Website Transformation – Before and After

Mobile Friendly Website Transformation – Before and After

Hoboken Radiology had a problem. A similar problem that a lot of our clients have faced - they like the layout of their current website, but it isn't mobile friendly. In this day and age, it is critical for local businesses to have mobile-friendly websites to be able...

WordPress Website Redesign – Dive Kosrae Before and After

WordPress Website Redesign – Dive Kosrae Before and After

Kosrae Treelodge is a resort on the beautiful island of Micronesia. I originally did several websites for these guys back in 2010. Before mobile websites were even a thing. Well, it was finally time for an update, and we completely overhauled this website, using their...

Top 30 Business WordPress Theme 2017

Top 30 Business WordPress Theme 2017

Every business, whether big or small, needs a website. Luckily, making an elegant website to promote your business has never been easier. These business Wordpress templates will give you a head start on creating your web presence and leave a lasting impression with...

Top 30 Best WordPress Themes for Real Estate 2017

Top 30 Best WordPress Themes for Real Estate 2017

WordPress has become a popular choice for the development of real estate websites. Whether you are building a community or a store with shopping cart, these themes can be a great help to you. All themes have Google Maps integration, Woo-commerce, advanced search and...

Top 50 eCommerce Themes for WordPress

Top 50 eCommerce Themes for WordPress

E-commerce is becoming more popular every day, and with the amazing selection of eCommerce Themes for Wordpress available today, your job just got that much easier. Now you can get your own tricked out, full-featured eCommerce website with just a few clicks of a mouse...

Top 50 Photography WordPress Themes 2017

Top 50 Photography WordPress Themes 2017

If you want to show off your photography skills, you should start with a great theme to show off your portfolio. Whether you want to do it on the cheap or try a premium Wordpress photography theme, there are plenty of options out there to make your photos look...

A new software that makes any freelancers job SO much easier

A new software that makes any freelancers job SO much easier

If I am not working on Photoshop or creating websites, I am usually just relaxing for the day. But I recently had a new client who wanted me to do a bit of excel work on one of the sites I was making for him. While I obviously have a basic understanding of excel, it...

Improve Website Continuity using Video Posts

Improve Website Continuity using Video Posts

Simple website design is important, but breaking up the content is also important. You can use video conferences or presentations to break up content and keep information relevant. Consumers are more likely to keep a consumer’s attention than text content. Using...

How to Grow Your Business by Outsourcing Tasks

How to Grow Your Business by Outsourcing Tasks

When you become a business owner there are numerous tasks that have to be taken care of. If you try to do them all yourself you will find that there never seems to be enough hours in the day because little tasks take up entirely too much of your workday. An easy...

Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Software Testing Company

Things to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Software Testing Company

Several factors come into play when you are looking to hire a software testing service. The abilities of the staff along with the included services are the most important factors. There also has to be a level of professionalism and a true understanding of what the...

Is Direct Print Marketing Back In Fashion?

Is Direct Print Marketing Back In Fashion?

Though many people believe that direct print marketing is outdated the truth is small companies are causing a resurgence in this type of marketing. Certain age demographics often prefer direct marketing to the technology-fueled marketing tactics used today. People...

Fiverr? I Hardly Knew ‘err! Why Fiverr Hates Their Sellers…

Fiverr? I Hardly Knew ‘err! Why Fiverr Hates Their Sellers…

Ok... So late last October, I was doing some research on Craigslist for a business I was promoting. Completely out of nowhere, I stumbled on an ad for a guy selling Craigslist Image Ads. I clicked through to his website and saw that he had done a shit ton of these...

The Art of Selling Yourself: Why I Decided to Start Blogging Again

The Art of Selling Yourself: Why I Decided to Start Blogging Again

I've been blogging on and off since 2008 over at my now-defunct sister site WPContempo since 2008. Like most Internet Marketers and Web Developers, I do have interesting insights to share from time to time, but sometimes trying to force out a blog post leads to...

Back Like Cooked Crack: Update Time

Back Like Cooked Crack: Update Time

  Well.... It's been a hell of a long time since I last posted. In fact, probably about 7-8 months. Here's the deal  - I have been thinking a ton about what to do with this site. I've actually had a few different plans on my "list" several times over the past year or...

Terry Kyle’s Domain Buying Blackbelt is a Joke

Terry Kyle’s Domain Buying Blackbelt is a Joke

Domain Buying Blackbelt Course [Reviewed] A while ago now, I was getting really big into buying expired domains. In fact, I still am. What I was particularly interested in learning more about is setting up a private network of aged domains. Specifically, I wanted to...

Keeping up with SEO and Passive Income Trends

Keeping up with SEO and Passive Income Trends

A lot has changed in the world of making money online over the past 6 months or so. In fact, over the last year and a half to two years, there has been a huge shift in the way things work, as compared to when I first started getting involved in SEO and MMO. I have a...

Facebook and WordPress Integration

Facebook and WordPress Integration

So for the last few years I've been looking at Internet Marketing strictly from an organic SEO perspective - basically meaning: the best way to get traffic to your site is by tarteting the right keywords, optimizing your site for them, and building links until you...

Article Coach: An Article Demon Tutorial That Makes Sense

Article Coach: An Article Demon Tutorial That Makes Sense

So I bought Article Demon quite a few months back now, for around $127. So far, I have used it a whopping 0 times. Initially when I got it, I also acquired a huge list of article directories for it. So excitedly, I loaded them up, started creating accounts and was all...

Dear Sphinn, You Officially Made My Shit List

Dear Sphinn, You Officially Made My Shit List

I recently had an eye opening experience with Sphinn. At first I was quite pissed, but now I've had some time to reflect, and I'm actually glad this happened so that I don't waste any more time using Sphinn, which is now officially on my shit list. So last week I...

Flip Filter: Hassle Free Shopping for Websites

Flip Filter: Hassle Free Shopping for Websites

So I recently got turned on to a new service - Flip Filter. At first I thought it would be similar to Freshdrop, which I already use, but actually it serves a much different purpose. Basically, Flip Filter is designed more for the everyday internet marketer - maybe...

New Twitter Plus a Fiverr Experiment Update

New Twitter Plus a Fiverr Experiment Update

These two things are actually tied together. First the Fiverr news - so it's been only 3 days so far and all but one of the Fiverr gigs has now been completed. Here are the results from the first 3 days in terms of scroogle ranking for the number 1 keyword: Start...

Fiverr Experiment: Is it Possible to Rank a Site Using Fiverr?

Fiverr Experiment: Is it Possible to Rank a Site Using Fiverr?

Ok so if you got through my mammoth post yesterday, at the end I hinted I would be doing an experiment with Fiverr. Well this one was pretty easy for me to set up, and I didn't want to waste any time. Background: I got the idea for this from a thread in...

100 EPN Site Update and New Upcoming Experiments

100 EPN Site Update and New Upcoming Experiments

Well it's been quite some time since I last posted and obviously there have been a lot of changes in the world of Internet marketing. I've been meaning to post an update for quite a while - at first I was planning to make another typical New Year's post, but that came...

Rank Tracker Review

Rank Tracker Review

Ok so some of you may remember that I posted a while back about deciding NOT to buy SEO Power Suite. Well, times have changed. I've had an opportunity to test out the enterprise version and I have to say that I really am incredibly happy with how it has been going so...

WordPress Event Management Solution: Event Espresso

WordPress Event Management Solution: Event Espresso

Hey guys, thought I would drop a quick review on you for a new plugin I've been testing out over the past couple of weeks. I have a client in need of a new website and they offer 2 types of different classes on an event calendar. They want the calendars for each type...

Sites for Sale Are Listed

Sites for Sale Are Listed

Ok, finally got my sites for sale listed. Posting it here as a post also for anyone reading this via RSS. I will update the page and remove any sites that sell, however I'm not going to be updating it on this posts in the future - so if you are planning on looking...

December 2010 Update

December 2010 Update

Well if you're paying attention, then you've probably noticed this is my 3RD post TODAY. That is way above my usual average of one post every couple of months. The main reason for my doing so is I had a draft post about a new project that I actually wrote here, but...

WordPress Plugin Review: Category Content

WordPress Plugin Review: Category Content

This post goes hand-in-hand with my previous post about my large authority site project using a WordPress silo to structure the site. I stumbled on the Category Content plugin while looking for a solution for sub navigation in setting up my silos, and this does...

New Experiment: Utilizing Guest Posts for an Authority Site

New Experiment: Utilizing Guest Posts for an Authority Site

EDIT: This post was actually written on November 16th. It is actually a forum post that I wrote in here. Some of the information has been changed a little bit from the original forum post, but it is basically all here. I wasn't sure if I would post this on my blog or...

EPN Announces Holiday Bonus Promotion

EPN Announces Holiday Bonus Promotion

So yesterday I get this email: Earn a bonus of up to 50% on your US and Canada campaigns in November and December 2010 Dear Sam Lewis, eBay Partner Network is offering you the chance to earn even more from your US and Canada campaigns during this year's holiday...

I Like Deep Linker Pro

I Like Deep Linker Pro

******IMPORTANT UPDATE - THIS PRODUCT IS SHIT ******* Wow was I ever wrong about this one - in fact this is a perfect illustration of why I don't promote products as an affiliate. One of the main selling points behind this product was that you would get free updates...

Why I Decided NOT to Buy SEO Power Suite

Why I Decided NOT to Buy SEO Power Suite

So one of the things I've really been working on lately is finding some kind of tool that will track my keywords' rankings for my various websites. At the moment I have over 100 websites I would like to be able to track rankings on and doing it manually simply isn't...

End of Summer Update

End of Summer Update

It feels like forever since I've updated on my progress. The summer went really well for me. I got a lot of things on track, focused in on maximizing what I have in place, and I (luckily) have also been able to enjoy a little more leisure time this summer getting some...

May 2010 Recap

May 2010 Recap

It's been another wild month here, and I haven't posted in quite a while, but things are starting to move along real smoothly again. I think taking a step back from everything in March and taking some time to evaluate things really did me a lot of good, and I've been...

End of April 2010 Recap – The Future of MMO

End of April 2010 Recap – The Future of MMO

Well another month has come and gone. I started off slow, but I'm getting back into the swing of things. A lot of interesting stuff has happened this month, and several things that are changing the course of my future plans in MMO. First off, I want to touch quickly...

100 EPN Site Update & More

100 EPN Site Update & More

Well, I'm back out of hiding - for now at least. I've been getting a lot of feedback so I thought I would make a post to update everyone on what's happened since I left off in March. First off, I obviously haven't posted much in a while. The main reason for that is I...

100 EPN Sites Update – How to Generate EPN Widgets

100 EPN Sites Update – How to Generate EPN Widgets

Ok, I've been getting a ton of emails asking about the type of widgets I'm using to replace PHPBay auctions on my sites. There are a few different ways to do it, but I think the best widgets come frmo the Custom Banner Generator. This is a new EPN tool that is still...

100 EPN Sites – a New Development

100 EPN Sites – a New Development

Well I actually had no plans of making an update on this at all, but something very interesting has happened. If you happened to read my End of February 2010 Recap, I mentioned that one of my goals for this month was to remove PHPBay from 20 of my sites and replace it...

End of February 2010 Recap

End of February 2010 Recap

Well February has come and gone and now we're getting into the thick of things here in March. I've been really busy over the last few weeks, which has definitely taken me away from my posting schedule I was working on. One of my main goals for the year was to average...

Micro Niche Sniper February Update

Micro Niche Sniper February Update

Since my last post had a somewhat negative tone to it, I thought I had better go ahead and drop a more positive post on you. I've still been plugging away with my micro niche sniper sites, and the progress is coming along good. So far this month, from a total of 17...

Another Classless Move by EPN

Another Classless Move by EPN

Today I woke up and checked my Inbox, and to my surprise there was an urgent email from Wade, the maker of PHPBay. Apparently, EPN announced some new changes to the structure of their RSS links in a blog post on their site. Here is an excerpt: RSS feed is being...

Free WordPress Theme: WP Contempo Plain

Free WordPress Theme: WP Contempo Plain

I got a comment from a reader the other day asking about how to remove the image from my WP Contempo theme, which is the first theme I ever gave away free here, and also the theme I'm using right now. Rather than going into detail, I remembered I had actually made a...

100 EPN Site Update

100 EPN Site Update

I really had no intentions of writing an update on my 100 EPN sites today, or anytime soon frankly, but I was so shocked by how my stats have been this month, I decided to post a mini rant. So this month, my EPN sites - from the 100 site challenge, and other - are...

End of January Recap

End of January Recap

So the first month of 2010 has come and gone. I'm going to try to make an effort to do a post like this at the end of each month. The purpose will be to look back on the previous month, and look ahead to the new month - and specifically set some short term goals for...

Micro Niche Sniper Case Study – A Complete Update

Micro Niche Sniper Case Study – A Complete Update

OK. As promised, time for a more in-depth update on the progress of my micro niche sniper case study. First - I'll relist the info for all 6 sites, and update what I've done so far this month on each, then give some more info on the results to this point. Site 1...

Free Webinar Tonight: Massive Traffic 101

Free Webinar Tonight: Massive Traffic 101

Hey everyone, just wanted to let you know that The Keyword Academy is hosting a free webinar tonight regarding traffic building strategies. I can say that I've seen quite a few Internet marketing webinars over the past few years, and almost all of them are total crap....

Featured Freebie Friday: Link Juice Keeper

Featured Freebie Friday: Link Juice Keeper

Ok, just a quick hit today. I'm going to try to start showcasing some of the free stuff I use. A lot of it will be free WordPress plugins, free WordPress themes, and other tools and sites that I really use myself. Today, I'm going to talk a little bit about a plugin...

Micro Niche Finder Results

Micro Niche Finder Results

I guess it's a little premature to actually say results, since I haven't built a site using the keywords I've found with MNF yet, but I wanted to drop a quick update on you. As I mentioned on Monday, I decided to give Micro Niche Finder a shot. I bought it at the end...

Testing Out Micro Niche Finder

Testing Out Micro Niche Finder

Today I bit the bullet and bought a Micro Niche Finder license. I've heard a lot of good things about this tool, and I know for a fact there are a lot of people who are having some nice success with it. Also, if I can find a viable alternative to the traditional...

Micro Niche Sniper Case Study – Update

Micro Niche Sniper Case Study – Update

Ok... Thought I would drop a quick update since I have been falling behind my pace of 3 posts a week that I set out to accomplish. About a day after I wrote the micro niche sniper case study post last week, I got hit with a ton of things that needed to be resolved...

Micro Niche Sniper Sites: A Case Study

Micro Niche Sniper Sites: A Case Study

Ok, so if you've been tuning in regularly, you may remember I mentioned about a month ago, or so, that I was working on some new micro niche sites. Basically, these are just like my EPN sites, but the niche is more focused, and thus it should be easier to rank the...

Where I’ve Been and Where I’m Going

Where I’ve Been and Where I’m Going

Time for another cliche New Year's resolution post. If you read any other blogs, you've probably already seen at least one. This one will be a reflection on my life over the past 10 years and then a look ahead. Where I've Been I graduated high school in the year 2000,...

Piwik Open Source Web Analytics Wins My Full Recommendation

Piwik Open Source Web Analytics Wins My Full Recommendation

So if you've been following my blog at all, you'll remember that I was having some issues finding an effective way to analyze the 100 sites from my EPN challenge. Originally I was using Google Analytics on some sites, but after a lot of discussion, I finally agreed...

It’s Official… I’m an Amazon Affiliate

It’s Official… I’m an Amazon Affiliate

Well... Technically I've actually been an Amazon affiliate for over 2 years - but I haven't made any money off them yet... I swear. I signed up for Amazon's affiliate program a couple of years ago when I was very green in the MMO game and literally had no idea what...

WP Commerce Flex: New Affiliate Shopping Free WordPress Theme

WP Commerce Flex: New Affiliate Shopping Free WordPress Theme

Well, it's been a long time coming - I've been hinting at the release of my second WP Commerce series theme since January, and without further ado, here it is! WP Commerce Flex is a huge upgrade from the first theme in the series - WP Commerce Steel. It features a...

100 EPN Site Challenge: Mid-October Update

100 EPN Site Challenge: Mid-October Update

Well we're halfway through the first month of the new QCP program, so I figure I would go ahead and give an update on my 100 site challenge, and some additional thoughts on QCP. First off, you may have noticed that this is my second post today - the first, discussed...

How to Tell If Your Site Has Been Sandboxed By Google

How to Tell If Your Site Has Been Sandboxed By Google

The Google Sandbox... This is a topic that has been covered widely across the Internet on various MMO, Internet marketing and SEO sites, yet there is still a great deal of confusion over exactly what being "sandboxed" means, how to tell if your site is in the sandbox,...

EPN Quality Click Pricing: Day 4

EPN Quality Click Pricing: Day 4

This post is basically just going to be an update on my original post the other day - EPN Quality Click Pricing: Day 1. It's been an interesting few days to say the least - at least as far as EPN Stats go.. I guess that's not the most interesting thing in the world,...

EPN Quality Click Pricing: Day 1

EPN Quality Click Pricing: Day 1

(Well, technically day 2... but the first day of actual earnings data...) So I started out this month extremely excited to see what the new EPN QCP payout structure was going to be. It's been a turbulent year for me with EPN, and affiliate marketing in general. I...

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days: September Update

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days: September Update

It has been a few weeks since my last post - longer than I was planning, however it seems like nothing ever goes exactly as planned in this business. When I last left off I was finishing up the last 40 or so odd sites, and expecting to be done within the week. Its now...

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days End of August Update

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days End of August Update

Well August has come and gone very quickly. When I first planned out this challenge, I didn't remotely expect it to be this difficult. I've been building niche sites for a long time, and working with WordPress is what I do for a living, so a lot of it comes natural....

EPN Quality Click Pricing Preview Reports are Now Available

EPN Quality Click Pricing Preview Reports are Now Available

What a week! I've been working like crazy to try and complete my 100 EPN affiliate sites, while at the same time waiting to see what the deal is with the new Quality Click Pricing. So today, the preview reports were finally unveilled by EPN.  As I expected, the...

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days Update 2

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days Update 2

I've been badly needing to update my progress on my personal 100 EPN sites in 30 days challenge. I last posted about this after I got the first 20 sites deployed. Unfortunately, it took me a lot longer than I initially anticipated, and other work related issues over...

EPN (eBay Partner Network) – Announcing Quality Click Pricing

EPN (eBay Partner Network) – Announcing Quality Click Pricing

Well I got quite a surprise this morning when I awoke to find an email from EPN in my Inbox announcing their roll out of a completely new payout system for affiliates. Basically, they are dumping ACRU and paying out a cut of each product they sell via your cookie....

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days Update

100 EPN Sites in 30 Days Update

Well it's been 7 days, and so far i've got 20% of my sites fully completed with many more on the way. I'm already starting to receive a trickle of search traffic and a few clicks, however no huge earnings to share yet. I'm guessing the average site will take 1-2 weeks...

What’s New?

What’s New?

It's been a while since I've last posted here. I've been having an incredibly busy spring with more new clients than ever before, so I simply haven't had a lot of time to invest in the blog lately. I'm still committed to keeping this thing going, so I've got quite a...

Adsense Says Goodbye to Video Units

Adsense Says Goodbye to Video Units

If you're an advertiser with Google Adsense, you've probably been receiving a few emails over the last week or so in regards to Adsense video units being retired at the end of April. According to Google: "...we've decided to focus our efforts on other opportunities to...

Free Magazine Style WP Theme: Deepest Blue

Free Magazine Style WP Theme: Deepest Blue

Here is my first ever free magazine style WordPress theme. I've got several more in the works, so this is just the beginning of many great themes to come. One of the key things I've been looking for is a better solution to the Featured Content Gallery plugin. I...

WP Linking Made Easy

WP Linking Made Easy

Creating intra-site links is a great way of optimizing your blog for search engines and controlling page rank. Then there are all your affiliate links. You've probably got your banners in the sidebar, but you also want to pepper your affiliate links throughout your...

Adsense Completely Ineffective

Adsense Completely Ineffective

I've been running this site since the end of October or so, and so far I've managed to get my Alexa under 100k, get some nice PR pages, a ton of backlinks and a very nice stream of daily organic traffic. Outside of 3 PhpBay commissions, I haven't really made any money...

New Version of Search-2-Post Released

New Version of Search-2-Post Released

The newest version of the Search-2-Post plugin has been released, and as promised, I will cover some of the new features that are different from the older version my previous tutorial covered. I make no bones about it - I really thing S2P is one of the top wordpress...

Best posts on WP Contempo from Mar 2009

Best posts on WP Contempo from Mar 2009

Too many posts to handle? If you missed out on a great post from last month, here's a quick digest of the top posts that you may want to check out:Big Things Coming in the Next Two WeeksPosted on Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 in News - Comments: (1)Well it's been a...

Need Suggestions for New Theme Previews

Need Suggestions for New Theme Previews

I've got 2 new free WP themes ready for release. The first is going to be a new WP Commerce theme for use with EPN and Amazon affiliate sites. The second is a magazine style theme with some cool features. The problem - I've been using the Theme Switcher plugin to...

EPN Series 2/3 Complete

EPN Series 2/3 Complete

Now that I've showed you how to configure the Search-2-Post widget, you should have a complete EPN affiliate site. Thate means it's time to focus on content building, optimization and link building. In the coming weeks I will be covering all these things in detail, so...

Setting up the Search-2-Post Widget

Setting up the Search-2-Post Widget

NOTE - This covers version 0.9, I am working on an update that will cover the additional features in later versions. This is a pretty interesting and important part of this whole tutorial series. You really need to have this plugin if you are serious about being an...

Configuring PHPBay Pro for your EPN Affiliate Site

Configuring PHPBay Pro for your EPN Affiliate Site

In this installment of creating an EPN affiliate site from start to finish, we'll cover configuring PHPBay. Much of this is going to be pretty self explanitory, especially if you've done it before, but there are a few crucial steps that you may be surprised to learn...

EPN Affiliate Site from Start to Finish: Configuring WordPress

EPN Affiliate Site from Start to Finish: Configuring WordPress

Ok so you've got your hosting account, you've set up WordPress and followed all my instructions so far. Now it's finally time to get started setting up your blog. Before we can get into creating the actual pages, there are several important steps to configuring your...

Big Things Coming in the Next Two Weeks

Big Things Coming in the Next Two Weeks

Well it's been a couple weeks now since my last installment in my creating an EPN affiliate site start to finish series. Frankly I've just not had the time to do it lately and these next few installments will take a high level of detail to cover all the information...

Best posts on WP Contempo from Feb 2009

Best posts on WP Contempo from Feb 2009

Too many posts to handle? If you missed out on a great post from last month, here's a quick digest of the top posts that you may want to check out:Creating an EPN Affiliate Site from Start to Finish: WordPress Elements You NeedPosted on Friday, February 13th, 2009 in...

New Free WordPress Theme – Angley Theme

New Free WordPress Theme – Angley Theme

It's been a little while, but today I've got a great new free wordpress theme - Angley Theme. This theme is unique and sophisticated, and is sure to work great for sites of all kinds. If you're tired of the same old played out WordPress Themes, why not give something...

How to Set Up a WordPress Blog with Bluehost Hosting

How to Set Up a WordPress Blog with Bluehost Hosting

In this installment of creating an EPN affiliate site from start to finish, I'll cover setting up WordPress using the Fantastico installer. This tutorial specifically covers how to do this via Bluehost hosting. If you still haven't chosen a hosting package, I strongly...

How to Get Accepted by Ebay Partner Network

How to Get Accepted by Ebay Partner Network

When I first planned out my series on creating an Ebay Partner Network affiliate site from start to finish, I did not intend to include this step. When I joined Ebay Partner Network, I already had a great deal of existing sites, and I was switching over from the old...

Feedburner and Google are Blowing it

Feedburner and Google are Blowing it

Well I noticed that my feedburner chicklet is show 0 readers, which I know for a fact is impossible. I checked around and I haven't seen a whole lot of buzz about any kind of glitch, plus other sites I have feedburner set up on are still working fine, but something is...

Wow GoDaddy is So Annoying

Wow GoDaddy is So Annoying

So I bought a few sites the other day, and today I finally had a little time to get everything transferred. The domains were registered over at GoDaddy and I had to change all the nameservers to point at my Bluehost hosting. I changed the nameservers for the first...

Finding a Niche for your EPN Affiliate Blog Part 1 – Video

Finding a Niche for your EPN Affiliate Blog Part 1 – Video

My first ever video tutorial is finally available. I'm very new to video production, so my apologies in advance if the quality isn't up to par. I plan on producing many more video tutorials, and hopefully the quality will improve as I gain experience. Anyway, this...

Best posts on WP Contempo from Jan 2009

Best posts on WP Contempo from Jan 2009

Too many posts to handle? If you missed out on a great post from last month, here's a quick digest of the top posts that you may want to check out: Creating an Ebay Partner Network Affiliate Blog Start to Finish: Getting Started Posted on Wednesday, January 21st, 2009...

How to Choose a Niche for Your Ebay Partner Network Affiliate Site

How to Choose a Niche for Your Ebay Partner Network Affiliate Site

In this second installment of creating an EPN blog start to finish we'll cover the process of choosing a good niche. Choosing a niche for your site is by far the most crucial aspect of the whole process, and the easiest part to mess up.  When dealing with a site...

Free Pink Valentine’s WordPress Theme

Free Pink Valentine’s WordPress Theme

Just in time for one of the biggest holidays for online affiliate marketing - Valentine's Day. This pink, grunge-style Valentine's Day WordPress theme will be perfect for your Valentine's day, dating and romance blogs - an easy way to promote your valentines day...

New WP Contempo Black Free WordPress Theme

New WP Contempo Black Free WordPress Theme

Here's the lastest free WordPress theme release - WP Contempo Black. This theme is an altrenate version of our original WP Contempo theme. I promised once the original theme hit 500 downloads that I would release an altrenate version. It took a while, but here it is....

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

I bought a house about a month ago and I finally got everything moved in this past weekend. What does this have to do with WP Contempo? More than you may think. Now that I have the new house, I have a much bigger, private office. This means I won't have any...

Free Zeofire Brown WordPress Theme

Free Zeofire Brown WordPress Theme

Today's release is a new alternate version of our original Zeofire blue theme. It features 8 areas to add banners, all widgetized. This makes adding advertisements to your blog easier than ever. With a versatile 9 sidebar design, this is the perfect theme to take your...

WP Smart Sort Plugin Review

WP Smart Sort Plugin Review

Last week DyasonHat released WP Smart Sort and WP Smart Sort Premium. These plugins allow you to provide maximum control over how visitors can view posts on your blog. WP Smart Sort allows your visitors to sort posts however they like. For example they can sort your...

WP Commerce Steel Header Source File

WP Commerce Steel Header Source File

I've had several requests, so today I'm releasing a header source file for the WP Commerce Steel theme I released yesterday. The header contains all the typography and styles you'll need to create your own custom header/logo for your WP Commerce Steel powered site....

WP Commerce Steel – Free WordPress Theme for Ebay Affiliate Sites

WP Commerce Steel – Free WordPress Theme for Ebay Affiliate Sites

As promised, today I'm releasing the first in my series of free WordPress themes designed specifically with Ebay Partner Network based websites in mind. This is a very lightweight theme designed to maximize space and make your blog look more like an authentic...

New WP Commerce Theme Series Coming Soon

New WP Commerce Theme Series Coming Soon

I use Ebay Partner Network to monitize a large amount of sites in my own personal collection. Up until recently, I have used a combination of several of the themes I've developed as well as a few of my favorite free WordPress themes as a platform for creating sites...

Problems with WordPress 2.7 Flash Image Uploader

Problems with WordPress 2.7 Flash Image Uploader

I must be behind on my Flash updates or something because WordPress 2.7 seems to have a new Flash installer and I have no idea what it looks like because I get a blank screen whenever I click on the image upload button. Frankly, I really could care less about the...

WordPress Theme Preview Doesn’t Work? Here’s Why

WordPress Theme Preview Doesn’t Work? Here’s Why

I've known about this problem for quite a while. Ever since a few updates ago when they added the new preview feature, I've noticed a few of my themes don't show up in the preview. I never really worried about it because it obviously doesn't have any adverse effects...

WP Remix Review: Don’t Waste Your Money

WP Remix Review: Don’t Waste Your Money

Ok, so I do a lot of different stuff with WordPress. I have at least 50 personal websites right now, all running on WordPress. I've skinned WordPress blogs for static HTML and Joomla sites, I've created client sites using WordPress. I'm really not the type of person...

Free WordPress Theme: Teel

Free WordPress Theme: Teel

Teel theme is a clean, classy web 2.0 style wordpress theme. It features dynamic page navigation and a widgetized sidebar with fancy rollover effects and an overall clean appearance that will work perfect for blogs of all kinds. View Teel Live Demo [download#7#image]

WP Contempo Themes Tested for 2.7 Compatibility

WP Contempo Themes Tested for 2.7 Compatibility

Well WordPress 2.7 is finally here and I've just finished testing all of my themes to make sure they work properly. I'm happy to report that everything is in good working order. From here on out, I plan on trying to make sure that my themes not only work in WP 2.7,...

Download New Africa WordPress Theme Free

Download New Africa WordPress Theme Free

Today I'm releasing an Africa related wordpress theme. It is the first actual theme specific free wordpress theme we are offering.  It features a vibrant design, 6 widgetized sidebar and a custom admin area where you can easily enter code for your ads. Preview WP...

WP Contempo Theme Nearing 400 Downloads

WP Contempo Theme Nearing 400 Downloads

Just a little over a month from our initial launch, my first free WordPress theme offering - WP Contempo, is nearing 400 downloads.  Pretty good, considering we started a little over 30 days ago with a totally blank slate. We've also had some success in terms of...

WP Presstige – Free Premium WordPress Theme

WP Presstige – Free Premium WordPress Theme

As promised, today I'm releasing WP Presstige totally free. Like WP Pressident, this is one of my earliest attempts at a free premium WordPress theme, and it's both basic and versatile. I use this theme for a variety of personal blogs. Changing the color scheme is...

WordPress Email 2 Friend Plugin

WordPress Email 2 Friend Plugin

I ran across a new plugin today that will put a button at the bottom of each of your posts so that readers can email the post to a friend. Check out the plugin here: Email2Friend. At first I was very excited at the possibility of the plugin. I downloaded it and...

New Free Premium WordPress Theme to Be Released Soon

New Free Premium WordPress Theme to Be Released Soon

It's been a while since my last theme release, but I promise I have a lot of great themes I will be releasing over the coming weeks. The next theme on tap is my WP Presstige theme.  I developed this theme at the beginning of 2008 shortly after I developed the WP...

Free Premium WordPress Theme WP Pressident

Free Premium WordPress Theme WP Pressident

WP Pressident was actually my first attempt at a premium style WordPress theme back last January. It was originally called WordPressident before I subsequently discovered that WordPress doesn't like people using the word WordPress. As this was my first shot at a...

WP Best Posts Summary Plugin

WP Best Posts Summary Plugin

I just found a really nice plugin by Aseem Kishore that will post a summary of all the posts posted in your Blog over a time period defined by you. This is great because it promotes visitors to check out more pages on your blog and stay longer, and it will also give...

Displaying an Excerpt on the Featured Content Gallery Plugin

Displaying an Excerpt on the Featured Content Gallery Plugin

It's been almost 2 weeks since our launch, and I think it's about time we started getting into some WordPress tutorials and tips as promised. One of the hottest plugins in WordPress themes these days is the Featured Content Gallery 2.0 plugin - originally from...

Free Web 2.0 Style WordPress Theme

Free Web 2.0 Style WordPress Theme

I'm happy to unveil our newest offering, the WP Munchen theme. This theme has a very clean layout, features 4 widgetized sidebars and a custom search feature, and has a nice web 2.0 look. The design is very versatile and lightweight, and could potentially be used for...

Free Zeofire Blue Premium WordPress Theme

Free Zeofire Blue Premium WordPress Theme

It's the second day since our official launch and we decided to follow yesterday's release of our WP Contempo theme with the release of a free premium WordPress theme - Zeofire Blue. This is a high quality wordpress theme, 100% free for download. It features a 468x60...

Download WP Contempo Free WordPress Theme

Download WP Contempo Free WordPress Theme

To celebrate the launch of our new site, we're releasing our own free premium wordpress theme for all to use. The WP Contempo theme is a lightweight, elegant WordPress theme perfect for almost any application. Details The WP Contempo theme is ready for use right out...

WP Contempo Grand Opening

WP Contempo Grand Opening

Welcome to WP Contempo. This Blog has been created with the goal of providing high quality free WordPress themes and WordPress tips and tutorials for free to anyone who wants them. Today is the grand opening of the WP Contempo. We'll be kicking things off by releasing...

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