Ultimate guide to travel vaccinations for digital nomads and long term travellers
For the last couple of months, I have been researching and getting travel vaccinations. It’s been a little bit of a struggle to pull the information together, so I’ve pulled everything I have learnt together in this post. There are lots of different vaccinations. Which ones will I need? When do [ … ]
How did I start my first business?
It’s still so very strange as I start to write this that I have been running my second business with my business partner for 6 months already. Feel very fortunate. Now that I am 6 months into my second business, I thought it would be nice to sit down and [ … ]
WPEngine Review: Can WPEngine Make Your WordPress Site Unstoppable?
Yes! Yes, it can. WPEngine can make your WordPress website unstoppable! That’s the super short, cut to the chase answer. I know nobody really likes to read long reviews, you just want a nod from some who is independent, who has been a long time customer of WPEngine, and knows [ … ]
Laundrapp Review: Probably not my best experience ever. Tad disappointed.
It’s been a little while since my first and only use of Laundrapp – the dry cleaning app I have been waiting to use for actually a little while as it was not previously available in my area – and when it came to the punch, it was not my [ … ]
How do I make money from free bets?
OK, so you want to know how I make money from free bets? Well, it’s actually not rocket science or anything dodgy to be fair. In fact, making money from free bets is all about a thing called matched betting which I have written a lot about previously. Matched betting [ … ]
Ultimate Digital Nomad Packing List
From Summer 2018 I will be embarking on a not-so-little adventure around the world as a digital nomad. I will be taking my work and life on the road with just one 45L carry-on bag crammed full of the stuff. Hitting the warm climates, sun scorched tropical island beaches, far [ … ]
Square Review: Is this the easiest way for customers to pay?
Lets cut to the chase. I use www.SquareUp.com for my businesses, processing £1000s per month simply and securely with no fuss. In the meantime, before you read the rest of my Square review, you can get free processing on up to £1,000 in sales during your first 180 days! That’ll [ … ]
eToro Review: Can you make money copying other traders?
Ok, so I’ve been using eToro for a little while now and I thought it best to actually get down to writing this review. It is a super simple way copy other traders. In the meantime you can get $20 on top of your first deposit when you sign up [ … ]
Coinbase Review: Super Simple Cryptocurrency Wallet
Ok, so I’ve been using Coinbase for a little while now and I thought it best to actually get down to writing this review. It is a super simple way to buy and sell BitCoin, Ethereum, and LiteCoin. In the meantime you can get $10 (£7) free credit when you [ … ]
Simply way to enable GZip Compression in .htaccess file on WordPress
Ok, so you want to enable GZip compression in your .htaccess file on your WordPress site. Well, luckily that’s pretty darn straight forward and all you need to do is access your .htaccess file and bang in some code. To access your .htaccess file you will need (s)ftp access and [ … ]
MyProtein My Bar Zero Review
My Bar Zero is a range of low carb protein bars from MyProtein. The bars all come in at fewer than 200 calories, and barely 5g of carbs each. There are seven flavours, including chocolate, almond vanilla, and strawberry vanilla. MyProtein My Bar Zero Review I tried the chocolate flavour, [ … ]
Powerbar 2 Review – Is this the ultimate pull up bar for sub £50?
Update: I’ve been using the Powerbar now for just over a year now and it’s holding up fine. One of the best pieces of gym equipment we’ve brought and tested. The new Powerbar 2 is the ideal home training tool perfect for developing your pull up and chin up technique. [ … ]
Tesco Protein Pasta Review: Does it really pack much of a protein punch?
High protein savoury foods are becoming popular in the market, with Dr Zak’s a current leading company, with products like pasta and bread. Supermarket chain Tesco has got in the game too, offering customers a slightly cheaper version of high protein pasta. Benefits of protein pasta Pasta is a classic [ … ]
ClickMechanic Discount Code & ClickMechanic Review
I’ve just received a refer-a-friend link which gets you 10% off your first booking at ClickMechanic. It works the same as a ClickMechanic discount code. Just click here or visit www.clickmechanic.com. Once you click the link you need to enter your email address to get 10% off. It’s their best [ … ]
Meet Cleo Review – Meet Cleo, is it an AI financial fairy godmother?
So, Meet Cleo, you want to know if it’s any good. If it is a financial fairy godmother? In short, it is a super smart fintech boffin that will help everyone understand their money better! From those who are too casual with their cash (i.e. me) to those who are financially [ … ]
I’m just in the process of setting up and learning about Jobber. Looks ideal for self-employed trades and trade businesses. Jobber Review This is coming soon and will update this post as soon as possible. Jobber Discount Code Get ~£50 ($75) in free credit when you sign up to Jobber here. [ … ]
MyProtein Mocha Impact Whey Protein Review – Mocha-y goodness!
Today I’m reviewing MyProtein’s Impact Whey Protein in their breakfast flavour – Mocha. MyProtein Mocha Impact Whey Protein Review MyProtein Impact Whey Protein Whey protein is by far one of the most popular types of protein on the market. Some brands, though, can leave you feeling a little out of [ … ]
MyProtein Caffeine Pro Tablets Review – Giving you the boost you need!
I’m a little bit of a coffee addict, I’ll admit it. MyProtein Caffeine Pro Tablets Review At my worst caffeine addiction, (I was working late nights in a club) I was getting through two pints of relentless a night at work (other energy drinks are available), and then at [ … ]
MyProtein Vegan Blend Protein Review – It’s Vegantastic!
New to My Protein? Get 35% off using code ‘DOUGLAS-R92’ for all new accounts. I’m going to be reviewing MyProtein Vegan Blend Protein from the Muscle & Strength range today. MyProtein Vegan Blend Protein Review MyProtein Vegan Blend Protein This is an ideal supplement for vegetarians, vegans, and people allergic [ … ]
So, what is the best place to buy WordPress themes?
Ok so you’re looking for a WordPress theme for your new website, right? And you want to know what is the best place to buy WordPress themes? Well, you’re in luck as I wrote this article especially for you. Disclaimer Here is a boring disclaimer before I start. If you [ … ]
Brand New Small Business Web Design Bundles
At Codesauce we have just launched 3 new handbuilt web design bundles for soletraders, start-ups, and small businesses. Over the last 18 months, and countless chats with potential customers, it’s clear that many small business owners want a fixed price package for their website. They know they need a website, [ … ]
Free Website Page Speed Tools: Super Fast Load Times
If you’re looking for free tools to help analyse your website’s page load times then here are a few I use when I’m optimising sites. I bunged this website into the tools below and you can see the results. Google PageSpeed Tool This is probably the easiest go-to tool for [ … ]
Is the electoral system broken? 22 million votes wasted at the 2017 General Election
The 2017 General Election is done but the fallout from it continues. One of the big issues of the day and one that is not on May’s agenda is electoral reform. However, it is hardly spoken of, even though on the doorstep (from my own experience) the general public, more [ … ]
Go Surrey – an experiment in hyperlocal
Last week we, that we being Codesauce, launched our first project. The project is an experiment in hyperlocal websites, and the first website is Go Surrey. The simple idea of our hyperlocal website is to help fill the online void that resides in local communities. There are some good attempts at [ … ]
PCI Compliance: WordPress and WooCommerce Small Business Headaches
I’m by no stretch of the imagination an expert on PCI Compliance, so none of this can be taken as advice, but I have been dealing with an issue for a client so I wanted to write about this to help signpost others looking into this for the first time. [ … ]
Huel Bar Review: Pretty Nutritionally Epic!
I thought it was about time I wrote my review of the Huel Bar, since I said I would write about it on my Huel Powder Review. I’ve been using these Huel Bars since it launched at the end of 2016, and in a nutshell, I think the bar is pretty [ … ]
WordPress Gravity Forms Shortcode in PHP Template
If you want to add your Gravity Forms into your php template then you’ll need to use the code below. You can find more information about the Gravity Forms shortcode here.
WordPress Shortcode in PHP Template
Shortcodes are bits of information, usually from plugins, you can use to add content and functionality to posts and pages using the WordPress WYSIWYG editor, but if you need to add a shortcode directly to a WordPress PHP template then use the following code below. That’s all you need to [ … ]
How I make tax-free second income each month matched betting
I thought it was the time that I wrote about how I make a tax-free second income from matched betting each month. So, in this post, I will do just that. I’ll try to cover pretty much every aspect of beginners and how you can make some serious matched betting profits! If [ … ]
December 2016 Online Income Report
Hey! Welcome to my third income report for December 2016. Looking back at the month, it was pretty damn busy especially with taking time off work over Christmas just to chill (I say time off but you never really stop to be fair). I’m going to continue publishing these reports [ … ]
Huel Review: Best Supplement I’ve Used
Ok, it’s time to look at Huel Powder, which I have been using since March 2016. It’s probably the best supplement I have ever used and would definitely recommend it. Huel Review What is Huel? Huel, according to the website, is a ‘nutritionally complete food’ which has been developed and approved [ … ]
OddsMonkey Review 2018
Before I start this OddsMonkey review, I just wanted to say that I used to use Profit Accumulator but have since moved over to OddsMonkey at the beginning of 2018. I joined as OddsMonkey is cheaper at just £17.99 per month or £150 for the year and it does everything [ … ]
Does Profit Accumulator Work?
Update: I now use OddsMonkey as my matched betting service. You can check out my OddsMonkey review here. I have been asked a couple of times now since writing my Profit Accumulator review, does Profit Accumulator work? Does Profit Accumulator Work? Ok, the short answer is yes, Profit Accumulator does work. Let [ … ]
Super Simple SEO Ranking Guide
As someone new to SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) it can be hard to get your head around it so I wanted to put together a super simple quick fire guide to ranking on Google. Backlinks Matter Getting backlinks to your site matters. This is not an easy thing to do [ … ]
WordPress.com vs WordPress.org: What’s the difference anyway?
If you’re new to WordPress, the first to know is there are actually two completely different versions of the world’s favourite CMS. WordPress.com and WordPress.org offer completely different systems for hosting your website and it’s important to understand the difference. So this will be the focus of today’s article. We’ll [ … ]
November 2016 Online Income Report
Hey, and welcome to November 2016’s online income report. Since my last income report from last month, where I made £569 online after expenses, I learnt a few lessons and for November I decided to double down and work my butt off. I think it may be starting to bear [ … ]
Prolific Academic Review: Make Money With Surveys
I am a complete newbie at trying to make money with surveys so here is my first-hand experience of trying out my first ever survey site: Prolific Academic. Start your first survey at Prolific Academic Quick Video Prolific Surveys Review I’ve put together this quick video review of Prolific Academic [ … ]
Monzo Bank: My experience so far using Monzo
In my preparation, to become a digital nomad I have been thinking about banking. I know exciting right. From my reading, some banks can charge extortionate rates to use your card abroad. That just won’t do if I will be travelling abroad, so really I need to find a bank that [ … ]
A Quick-Fire Guide to Keeping Your WordPress Site Secure
WordPress is a powerful platform for building your online presence but there’s one issue that keeps cropping up. The downside to WordPress’ popularity is it becomes an obvious target for hackers, which makes security an important topic. So today we’re going to run through all the key points you need [ … ]
WordPress vs Shopify: Which is the ultimate platform for eCommerce?
When it comes to setting up your online store there are two names that jump out right away. WordPress and Shopify are the two most popular homes of eCommerce stores but they’re surprisingly different in a number of ways. So to help you choose the best platform to set up [ … ]
How to keep your WordPress site lightening fast
Running your site through WordPress comes with a lot of advantages: bags of customisation, full control over your content, all those plugins and plenty more. However, there’s one problem that plagues too many WP sites – loading times.The price of all those benefits is a lot of code working under [ … ]
Profit Accumulator Review
Update: As of the beginning of 2017, I now use OddsMonkey as my matched betting service. You can check out my OddsMonkey review here. Over the last 6 months I have been matched betting properly, and in the last 5 months, I made just over £5000 in profit. I’m probably feeling a [ … ]
FreeAgent goes Public
Our love for FreeAgent is probably borderline creepy, but to be fair, FreeAgent makes the jobs we care little for that little bit more bearable. The good news today is that FreeAgent has gone Public (IPO)! Now you can invest in the company which is listed on Alternative Investment Market (AIM) [ … ]
Best WordPress Themes 2016
As this is our first article on the topic of WordPress, it seems right to get started with a list of the best themes available right now. With more than 10,000 themes scattered across various parts of the web, WordPress offers up one hell of a collection. The only problem [ … ]
Change WordPress excerpt length without plugins
Ok, this is a really simple way to change the default WordPress excerpt length. All you need to do is add a small snippet of code to the Functions.php file. This snippet changes the default excerpt length to 30 characters long. If you require longer or shorter, just change the value [ … ]
October 2016 Online Income Report
I’ve decided to publish my online income and it’s not a step I take lightly. Over the last few years, this blog and my online income has been floating along, but since last month I decided to take things more seriously and commit to making money and saving money online. For [ … ]
How do I enqueue scripts and styles in WordPress?
Enqueuing scripts and styles is the correct way to register scripts and stylesheets on your WordPress site. You can use it for all internal and external resources.
Remove emojis script from WordPress without plugins
You may have noticed that there is an emojis script in your header. You can easily remove this by adding a short snippet to your theme’s functions.php file. Ok, so all you need to do to remove that pesky emojis script is to add the code below into your functions.php file anywhere [ … ]
WordPress Tutorial: Remove Default Image Sizes Without Plugin
By default, WordPress creates 3 additional versions of any image you upload via the WordPress Media Library. The three sizes by default are: Thumbnail Medium Large All three of these sizes are customisable using the Media Settings page at www.yourdomain.co.uk/wp-admin/options-media.php So, how do I remove default images sizes? If you want [ … ]
Making Tax Digital and FreeAgent: What does it mean for you?
What is Making Tax Digital? Making Tax Digital, is an initiative by the UK Government to transform the tax system and get rid of the tax return by 2020. With the aim to make the tax system full digital. Why bother? The UK Government wants to make the tax system more [ … ]
The Chat Bots Are Coming – Are You Ready?
In case you haven’t heard, the chat bots are coming and they’re going to change the web as we know it. Or so we’re being told. Since Facebook brought bots to its messenger app, the marketing community has been abuzz about these little AI platforms. And the general consensus is [ … ]
Good vs Evil: August Tech News Making the World a Better/Worse Place
Technology is a funny thing: sometimes you see a story and you can’t help thinking wow, that’s really going to make the world a better place. Other times it takes just one glimpse of a headline and you’re doing real-life face palms like no Emoji could replicate. So, with this [ … ]
Top 15 Productivity Apps to Find More Time in the Day
No matter which way you work it there never seems to be enough time in the day. Our modern working culture is pretty relentless. It feels like we constantly have to get more done in a shorter space of time just to keep up with the pace. Thankfully, technology does [ … ]
10 Steps to Creating Content that Actually Sells
Content marketing isn’t only about getting your brand seen by a wider audience. Sure, that’s a big part of it but you’re not in this game because you want people to read more – you want them buy into your business. Which means your content strategy also needs to generate, [ … ]
Top Ways To Save Money
Making money is one thing. Trying to save money is a completely different ball game to be fair. Here are the top ways I have found to help save money. Here are my top ways to save money 1- Discount codes – never buy online without checking to see if [ … ]
Top Ways To Make Money
Over the last few years, I have been trying to get up the pecking order by making extra money online. I wanted to share with you my top ways to make extra money online. Trying to make extra money online can be a bit of hit and miss. I have [ … ]
8 Questions Every Online Brand Will Face in the Next Five Years
Something every successful online brand does is ask the right questions. Things like how can we improve, is that profitable or what’s our next step? In fact, even those questions are far too vague. What are you trying to improve, how profitable is good enough and is now the right [ … ]
What is all the fuss about Matched Betting?
I came across matched betting in April when I buddy of mine got into it. It wasn’t until May that I actually tried matched betting for myself. It was June when I thought it was worth trying out a matched betting service that I actually got involved properly. So, I wanted [ … ]
Why Everyone is Afraid of Google and Facebook – According to a Former Google Exec
It turns out everyone is afraid of Google and Facebook – at least according to former Google sales vice-president and current AOL chief-exec, Tim Armstrong. More specifically, it’s the online duopoly being established between the two tech giants that has people concerned. From top execs at rival companies to the [ … ]
How to Design the Perfect Landing Page for Your AdWords Campaigns
With all the work that goes into crafting a great AdWords campaign, it’s easy to forget about what happens after a user clicks your ad. Sadly, this is PPC suicide because paying for traffic that doesn’t turn into customers puts you out of pocket right away. The first thing someone [ … ]
16 Tools to Supercharge Your Content Marketing Strategy
Even with the best content marketing intentions, it can be tough to produce the kind of engaging stuff that gets results. As users become increasingly demanding, the cost of producing content that grabs their attention quickly spirals out of control. Luckily, there are a growing number of online platforms you [ … ]
WordPress Tutorial: Remove Default Emojis Without Plugin
You may have noticed that there is an emojis script in your header. You can easily remove this by adding a short snippet to your theme’s functions.php file. As always, before you edit your theme, take a backup. I would also copy and paste your functions.php into a blank text editor [ … ]
How Do You Choose a Career When Robots Will Do Basically Everything?
As the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI) fast approaches, young people and professionals face a genuine dilemma. What career are you supposed to choose when technology will gradually take over just about everything? Sure, there will be some jobs that are immune – at least temporarily – to the robot [ … ]
How Web Traffic Is Evolving and Why Your Content Needs to Move with It
There’s been a shift of power in the way people buy products online. The days where users have to search for everything are over; instead they’re bombarded with marketing messages every day, whether they look for them or not. The result is a new kind of web traffic where you [ … ]
New to Matched Betting
Ok, so I am completely new to matched betting and have been giving it a go over the last month. I wanted to write about it here, because, through a lot of research, there are a lot of people stating that you can make a decent profit that’s tax-free. I wanted [ … ]
We have just completed a redesign of TeeIsland. It’s a simple redesign that focusses on user experience (UX), enhanced responsive design, and speed. Above the fold, the homepage consists of a large slider (which we may revert to a large CTA instead in the coming weeks) made up of simple [ … ]
What is CMS (Content Management System)?
A content management system also known as CMS is essentially a system used to manage the content of a website. It consists of two elements: the content management application and the content delivery application. Content management system is very important to the overall success of each and every website and [ … ]
A concise Fiverr Review
Fiverr is among the best online market places that bring sellers and buyers together to do business. It is the largest online marketplace that offers services for $5. As a seller, I find Fiverr to be arguably the best place anyone can sell his or her services. No matter what [ … ]
Beginners Guide to Content Marketing
Content marketing is a tactical marketing approach that focuses on the creation and distribution of valuable, appropriate and consistent content to attract and retain a clearly defined online audience and eventually drive traffic to your website. The following is the ultimate beginners guide to content marketing: Choose an Appropriate Topic [ … ]
Alternatives to Fiverr
Although Fiverr has gained a lot of popularity in the recent times, there exist a number of other sites that work just the same as Fiverr. Fiverr originally started as a completely new, unique and one of a kind concept, but as time went by, other sites come into the [ … ]
Free Alternatives to Photoshop
Photoshop has increasingly gained popularity to an extent that you can use its name as a verb. Unfortunately, for you to immensely benefit from this application you need to spend some amount of money to have it. Lucky for you, there are other free alternatives to Photoshop as can be [ … ]
Training on Huel
Over the last few weeks, I have been training and dieting using Huel, which is an oat based nutritionally complete powdered food. It took a couple of weeks of gradually adding Huel to my diet but since I have been on mainly Huel diet, with most days consuming 4 shakes [ … ]
Google’s new Resizer tool for a better responsive web
Google have just released a free tool that allows you to check how your website looks on a range of different screen sizes. The Resizer tool is completely free and lives at design.google.com/resizer. This tool is pretty sweet as it lets you see a live version of the site. Not [ … ]
Alcourt Landscapes V3 Redesign
I’ve just finished the redesign of the Alcourt Landscapes website. The site was looking a little out of place with it’s bright blue and green combination design, so instead, I’ve opted for a more elegant olive and purple palette. The design hopefully reflects better the aspirations of the company and [ … ]
Waste not, want not: A good reason to use a clearance company
If you are thinking of hiring a skip to clear out your home, then you might not have realised that there is a better, cheaper, and more environmentally friendly alternative. Not all skip hire companies sort through the items that you chuck into the skip so if there were any [ … ]
Turn your old computer into a Chromebook
Instead of chucking away that dusty old desktop computer or creaking laptop, you can give it a new lease of life simply by changing the Operating System (OS). It’s easy to do and it’s completely free. Neverware’s CloudReady OS is based on the same OS that Chromebooks use. The OS uses [ … ]
Battle of the Christmas TV Ads 2015
You have probably guessed it already but I’m one of those people that shouts at the TV when it comes to bad advertising. I thought, I would put aside the TV shouting for a moment, and take a more festive look at Christmas TV Ads in Battle of the Christmas TV [ … ]
Skimlinks Pros VS Cons
So, I have been using Skimlinks for just over two years now, and I thought I would add a Skimlinks Pros VS Cons list. (Don’t forget you can read my Skimlinks Review and why I think that it’s the best thing to happen to affiliate marketing for affiliate marketers since [ … ]
Uber Promotional Code: £10 Code “dough69”
Uber promotional code. I have a great promotional code for you. It’s easy to get up to £10 off your first ride with Uber. Alternatively use the Uber promotional code “dough69” or use this link. How much can you save with this Uber promotional code? You can save up to £10 on your [ … ]
What do you need to go self employed?
I have been working with a few new clients over the last couple of months that are starting their own business from scratch. I thought it would be a good idea for a post to run through the basics of what you need to go self-employed – go it alone. [ … ]
Video Series: WordPress from Scratch with Tsohost
Quite a few of you have been asking me to create a video starting with WordPress from scratch using Tsohost. How could I say no! So I have put together this 3 part short video series called ‘WordPress from Scratch with Tsohost’. All the videos are embedded below and you [ … ]
Crawling back to Spotify from a short fling with Apple Music
This is the short post about my break up with Spotify, to jump in bed with Apple Music, then to regret that decision in less than 24 hours. Yes, this post is satirical but 100% true. Let’s say it’s an ode to the music industry’s love-heat relationship with human relationships, [ … ]
Video: How to buy domains on Tsohost
I have put together this short video guide on how to buy domains on Tsohost (this is my first video ever so please be kind!). Also check out the 10% Tsohost Promotional Code available for selected products. All my videos can be viewed over on my Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVr6YYhB1HRyZ4B0kQfHWKw.
What I learned about CRMs for small businesses
Last month a client contacted me asking to help them either put together a custom Customer Relationship Management system (CRM for short) or setup a plug and play CRM so in earnest I took on the challenge and started my research. I’m pretty new to the world of CRMs so [ … ]
How to Make Money Online with TopCashback
I am new to Cashback sites. It’s something I probably should have got into a little while ago. Not sure why I didn’t, over the last few years I have probably lost £1000s in unclaimed cashback rewards. That’s changed as of July 2015 where I signed up to TopCashback. It’s [ … ]
Ultimate List of Free Stock Photos
Beautiful photos can make all the difference so here is my ultimate list of free stock photos from around the web. Enjoy. The copyright restricts and attribution licences vary from site to site by they are all free – no paid-for photo sites below. I haven’t yet used all the [ … ]
Ultimate List of Free Stock Videos
I want your help to built the ultimate list of free stock videos! Unlike, the Ultimate List of Free Stock Photos, I haven’t found as many as I would like. So, with your input, I can build a worthy resource list of free stock videos. Mazwai Stock Footage for Free [ … ]
Social Sharing: From Lightweight to AddThis
I am a big believe in lean, lightweight websites. That is why I have always used lean social share buttons that consist of a small social media icon image and a share link. Click the image, share in new tab. It’s a very simple method for adding social sharing on [ … ]
YPlan Discount Code: DHUNT36
YPlan discount code. I have a great another great discount code for you today. It’s easy to get £5 free credit for YPlan when you join. Alternatively use the YPlan discount code “DHUNT36” or use this link. What do you get with this YPlan discount code? New customers get £5 free credit to [ … ]
Bidsketch Review: Makes Building Proposals Easy
Proposals – something which every digital marketing, web design, graphic design or communications company has to compile on a daily basis. It cannot be ignored, but it is a time-consuming process. At the end of the day, as a business, you want to win every piece of work which comes [ … ]
Pro Bono Web Design and Digital Marketing
If you run a small not-for-profit organisation or are a local charity that’s looking for digital marketing or web design services then I am now offering my services completely pro bono. Until the end of the year, I’m offering all web design and digital marketing services completely free of charge [ … ]
List of Affiliate Marketers: The Ones to Watch
Learn from the best and from those that are already doing it. Here is a list containing those who are already making money online and other affiliate marketers. This list could cover full blown affiliate marketers, to individuals who are doing something good with affiliate links, or other bloggers who [ … ]
How to make money blogging
If you’re blogging and not earning a single penny then you’re missing out on a great opportunity to monetize your blog and it’s content. Here are the top ways on how to make money blogging. Sign up to Google Adsense – Google Adsense is an advertising platform that bloggers can [ … ]
How to Make Money with Google Adsense
If you aren’t yet using Google Adsense then you are missing out on an opportunity to monetize your content with third party adverts. This is a guide on how to make money with Google Adsense. I will take you through the signup process to using Google Adsense to make money. [ … ]
10 SEO Starter Tips for WordPress
SEO, Search Engine Optimisation, is important if you want to get your WordPress website in front of the right people. Here are 10 quick tips to get you started on your way to an optimised WordPress website. Ideal for beginners. Setup Google Analytics (GA) – Google Analytics will help track visitors to [ … ]
Underscores: Free WordPress Starter Theme
I wanted to let you in on a little secret to making your own WordPress theme. If you have ever started to create your own WordPress theme from scratch then you will have quickly realised that it is a right pain. Building up a strong file structure is more than [ … ]
I thought that I’d put together a quick guide for using Tsohost Nameservers. Oh, and at the bottom of this post is a short video guide I created for using Tsohost nameservers. Tsohost Nameservers when using Tsohost hosting Use these Tsohost Nameservers if you have purchased a domain on Tsohost [ … ]
HitTail Review: Hits the Longtail SEO Sweet Spot
Drum roll please, and enter to the stage HitTail. I probably don’t need to be that dramatic, but I do love when a bit of kit works! It’s a rare thing when a niche service does the one thing it does, well. That’s HitTail. Anyway, enough of the waffle. Let [ … ]
Matthew Woodward, The Affiliate Marketing Guru
For the last few years, I have been learning about affiliate marketing from the best. I thought I would share with you a few of those I read regularly. Today is the turn of Matthew Woodward of www.matthewwoodward.co.uk. This guy knows the tricks of the trade on how to make [ … ]
Taking on new clients and projects from July 1st
That’s right! I am looking for new clients and new projects from July 1st. I have come to the end of an interesting year working on contract for the Liberal Democrats during the 2015 General Election campaign. If you are interested in hiring my services then please give me a [ … ]
Free Stock Videos: Perfect for Video Backgrounds
Ok, here is an amazing find: Mazwai.com. You can get these amazing videos for absolutely free! They’re perfect for video backgrounds on your site. You just need to follow the licence conditions, such as posting a credit to the author on your website, etc. Go check out Mazwai.com for free [ … ]
Want a stake in FreeAgent? Yes, please.
Yesterday I got an email from FreeAgent about becoming a shareholder. If you don’t know about FreeAgent yet, and you’re a soletrader or director of a limited company, then you need to go check out our FreeAgent review. So, FreeAgent are doing an investment round looking to raise a cool [ … ]
The Ultimate WPEngine Discount Code and Review
Welcome to our ultimate WPEngine discount code and review article. If you are new to WPEngine, then you’re in the right place. As the title says there are two distinct sections: (1) the WPEngine discount code and (2) the WPEngine review. We have been using WPEngine alongside our old faithful cloud [ … ]
Epic WPEngine Deal: 40% off + 2 free months
I’ve just been contacted by WPEngine and they wanted to spread the word about a brand new ‘epic’ WPEngine offer that they have on at the moment and ending on July 1st. Offer: 40% off annual Personal, Professional, or Business plans (+2 free bonus months). Yes, you heard that right. By [ … ]
Beginners Guide to Installing Skimlinks on WordPress
Forget about using the Skimlinks plugin. Here is the quick and easy way to install Skimlinks on your WordPress site (that’s the WordPress.org CMS not the free blogging platform at WordPress.com). Before we get started, check out our Skimlinks Review. In short we think that Skimlinks is the best affiliate [ … ]
Grammarly Review: My spelling wingman
June 7th Update: I took the plunge straight after finishing the Grammarly Review and purchased the annual premium subscription. The first thing I did was copy this article into the Grammarly Editor. To my shock and horror, Grammarly pulled the article apart piece by piece. The Editor is substantially more [ … ]
My first thoughts after using WPEngine
Update: I’ve finally got round to writing my WPEngine review so go check it out. Oh and when I get sent WPEngine discount codes I’ll add them in there too. About two months ago we started using WPEngine for our priority websites while continuing to use Tsohost (which we still [ … ]
Changing your website’s domain while retaining search rankings
We have just completed a transition from electnewmedia.com to douglashunt.co.uk so I thought that I would run you through how to change your website’s domain while retaining search rankings of your old site on your new site. So you have a domain that you want to change we shall call [ … ]
A Fresh Start: ENM to Pecking Order
If you have been following our blog over the last year you will know all about the woes we have had regarding our former domain electnewmedia.com. In a 12 month period, we have had two negative SEO attacks and our website was hacked once. Not the best year to be [ … ]
Avoid Blah and Bore, Get Your Content Shared
Whether you are a keen blogger, an avid social media user or are new to the world of digital marketing, you will know just how difficult it can be to increase your outreach. Posts, updates and blogs all gain momentum and popularity through sharing; you write something, someone reads it, [ … ]
Beginning a Freelance Career with People Per Hour
Update – I now use freelancer.co.uk for all my hiring and freelancer work needs. Before getting started on People Per Hour I really didn’t have any idea about how to get started as a freelance writer and with little knowledge of how to find jobs and clients it would have [ … ]
Swansea Man is Iron Man
The makers of the billion dollar man would be proud of a Swansea man who has printed himself a new hand…Father of two, Stephen Davies from the South Wales city has used a 3D printer to build himself a custom hand, after getting fed up with the claw he had [ … ]
Trolls and bullies: Reddit joins the battle
Online bullying has been a newsworthy topic over the last few years. The tragic suicides of school children like Hannah Smith and Izzy Dix have been linked with the abuse they received online. Social networks such as Ask.FM in particular came under fire, and changed its approach, installing a ‘panic [ … ]
Online Rights part two: Social Media stalkers
Ever checked yourself in on Facebook? Maybe enjoying a #cheekynandos with the lads or out for the day with family and friends? In those instances, it wouldn’t come as a surprise to know that Facebook knows where you are… after all, you told it. But, it turns out that Facebook [ … ]
VAT Calculator: Flat Rate Scheme (FRS)
FreeAgent has one more useful and free tool in its toolbox – not forgetting Profitron and Invoice-O-Matic. This tool is the VAT Calculator for those on the Flat Rate Scheme (FRS). Just remember to use this calculator as a rough guide as the disclaimer on the calculator states that: “We [ … ]
Talking Trends: Phablets take over
In April 2010, Apple released the first iPad, bridging a gap we didn’t even know existed between our mobile phones and our laptops. Since then, a range has hit the market, with everyone from the big players like Apple releasing newer versions year on year, to supermarket Tesco bringing out [ … ]
Digital Rights: Under Threat?
In the wake of the general election and the shock Conservative majority win, many have been speculating over what may come through in this five year parliament without a coalition agreement. One of the things that has immediately come back is Home Secretary, Theresa May’s Draft Communications Bill, which has [ … ]
After finding Invoice-O-Matic I have stumbled upon another little gem called Profitron. The handy little tool helps you to quickly calculate your profit margin. You plug in your costs and revenue and you get out your net profit, and net profit margin. For most of us accounting is a little [ … ]
Pow! Right in the Google Rankings.
After being hacked our site here at ENM has been struggling lately. Things haven’t got better yet, in fact that they have probably got worse, even though we have sought to fix everything from changing our hosting provider to WPEngine, to getting Sucuri to clear our site, to adding a [ … ]
Is online voting ever a possibility?
Turnout in elections has been declining steadily in the last few decades, and many commentators and experts have sought to offer solutions to this. For some, the Australian system of mandatory voting is attractive, offering a ‘none of the above’ option for those who want to spoil and imposing fines [ … ]
Soletrader Checklist for Success
It has been said, although we can’t verifiy it, that two thirds of businesses fail in their first year and that one third of businesses fail within the first three years. Here are some tips for succeeding as a soletrader. Do something that you love doing! Now this is a [ … ]
We found a little treasurer from FreeAgent (check out our review of FreeAgent here), called Invoice-O-Matic. It’s an uber-useful and free invocing system. Just type in your info, upload your load, add a message and their email address and send. That’s it. A really quick and useful way to invoice [ … ]
The Politics of Broadband Connections
In the midst of the election campaign, many will be weighing up their options as they get closer to May the 7th, and making their mark on the ballot paper. But one thing you may not have considered is how your internet connectivity could be affected by the party which [ … ]
WordPress Pharma Hack
In March our site was hacked and we were unaware of the hack for about 4 weeks. There has been some damage done to our domain, but we hope this is just temporary, but with most things time will tell. Other than that the hack has been resolved so I [ … ]
Google’s SEO Change and a Focus on Mobile
To all digital marketers and businesses relying on digital marketing to achieve business success it is no secret just how important SEO is to a website. SEO determines where your website will appear in search engines and affects how easy it is for users to find it when they are [ … ]
What Makes a Good Website for a Business?
Whether your business has an existing website that needs a revamp or is brand new and is embarking on its first ever website, there are a number of key things to consider. A website is the first thing many people will see of your business and therefore it is important [ … ]
Warburtons actually wins TV and Internet with new Stallone Ad
‘The Deliverers’. This is pretty much the best thing since sliced bread. Warburtons must have dug deep in their deep pockets to hired Slyvester ‘Rocky’ Stallone to star in their new advert. Yes, they have just won the internet.
John Cleese + Lib Dems = Genius Fundraising
We have come across this genius fundraising opportunity. Basically if you donate (you don’t have to donate though) to their election campaign you can win a dinner with John Cleese and Paddy Ashdown. This is genius digital fundraising idea as John Cleese is a beloved British comedian. Top marks here.
Two Sides to Every Story Ad Campaign by Depaul
This is the new poster ad campaign by Depaul, the homelessness charity, that wants to highlight that there are two sides to everystory of homelessness. This poster campaign is both beautifully clever, beautifully moving and beautifully heartbreaking. For more information on Depaul and Depaul Nightstop visit: www.depaulnightstopuk.org and www.depauluk.org First [ … ]
Email Marketing for Startups
Emailing marketing is growing in popularity as more and more businesses realise the huge influence it can have over clients and customers, along with many other benefits. Email marketing is a relatively simple way to reach a large number of people at once and it should be utilised as best [ … ]
UK Political Party Websites: A Review
With the 2015 General Election getting closer all UK political parties are under the magnifying glass; the spotlight is on and it is their time to campaign, impress voters and win votes. Like businesses, selling yourself as a Member of Parliament is all about marketing and the UK political parties [ … ]
People Per Hour for Freelancers
Update – I now use freelancer.co.uk for all my hiring and freelancer work needs. The freelancing world can seem like a daunting place for those who are just getting started; where do I start? What website do I use? How do I get my first job? As a freelancing newbie [ … ]
Social Media for Startups
One mistake many startups make is not investing the time and effort into their social media strategy. Social media is an underrated form of digital marketing that many businesses – both established businesses and startups – forget about. The fact of the matter is that social media can work wonders [ … ]
The Ultimate People Per Hour Promo Code & Review 2015
Update – I now use freelancer.co.uk for all my hiring and freelancer work needs. Welcome to the ultimate People Per Hour promo code and review article that sheds the light on how you can take full advantage of PPH for buyers and sellers. Not forgetting the 5% People Per Hour [ … ]
Ultimate List of Facebook Groups That Every Digital Freelancer Needs!
You have Facebook and procrastinate for hours scrolling down your feed and refreshing, scroll, refresh, repeat. But did you know there is light at the end of the endless scroll, refresh, repeat boredom? Yes and it is in the form of Facebook groups. Here is our list of the most [ … ]
Silicon Roundabout: In The Know
The technology industry is forever growing and in recent years it has really seen a giant boom in the number of businesses focusing their efforts on developing new technology, developing things on the web as well as media and digital relations. Whether a business is a large, iconic brand or [ … ]
Groupon’s Marketing Genius
We first saw this article on AdWeek about Groupon’s marketing genius when it comes to replying to everyone who made sex jokes about its Banana Bunker! It’s absolutely genius! Check it out below… Image credit: AdWeek.
Free Icon’s Galore
If you’re looking for some high quality icons then Iconfinder is the place for you. It has thousands of free and premium icons that will do the job. If you can’t find the free icon you’re looking for check out the free icon packages also at IconFinder.
Unsplash’s AMAZING Free Images
Finding free high resolution images online can be a right pain but Unsplash is here to save the day! It has thousand of free photographs, here are a few of our favourites. The Unsplash Licence All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can [ … ]
The Importance of a Website for Startups
Sales Pitch – I run a web design and lead generation agency down in Surrey and we cover the whole of the UK. If you’re in the market for a super fast handbuilt website that’s crazy good but also affordable then check out our Business Web Design Starter Bundle for [ … ]
Market Your Business Cheaply
When it comes to business, there is no denying it costs money. Whether it’s staff wages, office supplies or another form of outgoings keeping a successful business afloat comes at a price – and that’s before you have even thought about marketing. Marketing is a necessity in helping a business [ … ]
A Digital Marketing Overview For Your Business
Whether you are taking on digital marketing as an individual, a startup or an existing business it is important to have all the different digital marketing elements in place; however, this is not straightforward if you have little knowledge of digital marketing and what it entails. A digital marketing overview [ … ]
The Benefits of Digital Marketing
Sales Pitch – I run a web design and lead generation agency down in Surrey and we cover the whole of the UK. If you’re in the market for a super fast handbuilt website that’s crazy good but also affordable then check out our Business Web Design Starter Bundle for [ … ]
5 thoughts for better small business branding
Branding is as important for small businesses as it is for large multi-national corporations. It’s important because it can be one of the first impressions someone has of your business. People make a judgement of your company within 10 seconds. Getting the first 10 seconds right first time is vitally [ … ]
Digital Marketing for Start-Ups: The Basics
As a start-up business it is likely that you have heard how important digital marketing is in reaching your online potential and achieving a strong online presence; but, how much do you know about digital marketing for start-ups? If you are new to business or simply haven’t had to face [ … ]
Best WordPress Theme Framework
Here is the ultimate, the best WordPress theme framework. Hands down, this is the one. Genesis, yes, Genesis. The Genesis theme framework is the best available. It’s my most widely recommeneded theme framework for anyone doing anything with WordPress. To prove that, ENM is actually built on the Genesis theme [ … ]
The 15 Faces of Rand Fiskin
This is one for all the digital marketers out there, who if you are like us then you will love Rand Fishkin, so here’s the faces of Rand Fishkin. (This is a little fun, hope Rand doesn’t mind, and we’re taking tips from his “Be Intentional about Your Content & [ … ]
Good SEO without link building
Just finished watching Rand’s Whiteboard Friday on “Is it possible to have good SEO simply by having great content (and no linkbuilding)” and thought it was worth you checking out.
How much does Google make from ads?
Pay-per-click (PPC) is well and truly Google’s domain. They’ve developed and perfected a marketing model which in many ways could be described as a win-win situation, bringing money in for them, but only charging advertisers when their ad ‘works’. But just how much does it bring into Google every quarter? [ … ]
WP Engine Special Offer – SAVE $116+
Update: Check out the latest WPEngine discount codes and our WPEngine review too. I wanted to spread the word about this amazing WP Engine offer I stumbled upon for WP Engine. You can get 4 months of WordPress hosting free when signing up for a WP Engine annual plan! This offer ends [ … ]
These 5 made $75,302.70 online last month!
Right, so these 5 sites made $75,302.70 online last month. I’m a little gobsmacked by just how much these sites make from affiliate income. That’s nearly £50k in one month, online, using affiliate marketing. It blows my mind! Damn! I need a piece of this. Anyways, let’s have a look [ … ]
SEO Fightback: Two Week Update
There has been a pick up in visits to the site since I started the SEO Fightback series two weeks ago. Today I want to share with you those results. Its not amazingly huge, but its a start. In the series so far I have done two things: a) Speed. [ … ]
The Ultimate Collection of the Best WordPress Themes for 2014
Here’s our ultimate collection of the best WordPress themes 2014. I’ll be covering the full shabang of places to buy WordPress themes from a variety of sources: including the best ready to go themes, theme frameworks, and child themes. WordPress Theme Frameworks Ok, so we will start with WordPress theme [ … ]
SEO Fightback: The Need for Speed!
Ok so I’ve started a new series called SEO Fightback. You can get up to speed by reading SEO Fightback: The Intro and the reason why I’m starting this series because of a massive slap from Google. This is the first article which is starting the SEO Fightback. It’s all [ … ]
How to set up a blog
So you want to learn how to set up a blog. You have come to the right place. Here we will show you, not only, how to set up a blog, but, become a blogging superstar with millions of followers and roads named after you. Well maybe that’s an exageration [ … ]
SEO Fightback: The Intro
Ok, so after neglecting ENM for far too long and ENM falling down the Google rankings, I’ve decided to fightback. Not just am I going to fightback but I’m going to record everything I do in this new series called SEO Fightback. At the moment I don’t have a plan [ … ]
A massive slap from Google
Being out of the game and not writing articles, being active on social media and not reaching out to the community has meant that ENM has just been given a massive slap from Google. Organic traffic from Google has dropped by 1500% in the last 6 months. Not great. All [ … ]
Fined for Google Rankings: When are you too optimized?
For most people, seeing that their blog article or website is appearing at the top of a Google SERP for certain keywords would make their day. All that hard work optimizing a page has paid off, and your customers, readers and clients are reading your work and browsing your site. [ … ]
Smart Insights Review: Tap Into The Marketing Brain Of Dr Dave Chaffey
Smart Insights is the marketing resource website founded and run by Dave Chaffey, who we profiled a few months ago. He is originally from Derby, and started life as an e-marketing consultant in 1997. He has written several bestselling books, and Smart Insights helps thousands of businesses to manage and [ … ]
Where to buy WordPress themes?
There are many places to get free or premium WordPress themes and that is down to one simple thing. The sheer size of the community of WordPress site owners and their demand for beautiful, powerful and effective themes. You first should check out Themeforest and the Genesis WordPress themes. Where [ … ]
How to Install WordPress
Here is our quick guide to installing WordPress. Firstly, you have chosen wisely and are joining a community of millions building a stronger, more flexibility content management system. WordPress is our recommended choice for blogs and websites. Don’t wait any longer! Let’s get installing WordPress. Put things on hold for [ … ]
The industry secrets to writing killer article titles
Scrolling through your social media sites lately, you may have noticed a trend in article titles. Often from fringe news sites, and occasionally the Huffington Post-types, you’ll see videos called ‘This man went for a walk… what happened next will shock you’ or ‘this lady never expected this to happen [ … ]
Shazam! How to create EXCITING content!
Content marketing can seem like a daunting task for new businesses. You’re all set up online and you’ve done the techy bits – but the creative bits? They’re a bit harder! We’ve devised a few simple tips to help you think about and plan the kind of content you want [ … ]
How to Start an Affiliate Blog
So you want to make it big as an affiliate marketer. You have a good idea for a niche, you have found the perfect product, and you want educate people on how to make the best from that product. Amazing, you are on the right track! Don’t wait any longer! [ … ]
Affiliate Marketer! 4 affiliate programs you need!
If you’re a new to affiliate marketing you’ll quickly realise that you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket. You never know when a company goes bust, withdraws its program, and for you the world will literally end! Well, maybe not that dramatic but you get the point. If [ … ]
Doctor Knows Best! The Bio of Dr Dave Chaffey
Dr Dave Chaffey is a digital marketing guru, co-founder and editor of Smart Insights and a best-selling author. Through Smart Insights he offers practical and helpful advice to make sure businesses ‘do’ digital marketing properly and efficiently. Hometown: Derby Twitter: @DaveChaffey Job title: Editor and co-founder of Smart Insights Personal [ … ]
Update: The company behind Minicabster is now in Administration (thanks to JP below for the information). You can find more information by visiting here, here and here. I would advise caution to using the service going forward. A great find online – Minicabster – which is an online taxi booking service. [ … ]
A Brief History of Google Algorithms
Google algorithms have perplexed and stretched SEO-types since they began. The search giant have a thing for changing the way your page ranks on what seems a very regular basis, and this can sometimes have a detrimental effect on where you appear on a SERP. In this blog, we’ll go [ … ]
Minicabster Voucher Codes
Update: I don’t use Minicabster anymore. I now use Uber which I find is much easier to use and has a much better phone app for booking a car. You’ll get up to £10 off your first ride when you use the code: dough69. Sign up and download the Uber [ … ]
Who’s our man? Rand’s our man!
Bio: Rand Fishkin Rand Fishkin is the founder of Moz, formerly known as SEOMoz, a software company which helps businesses, sole traders and individuals to make the most of Google and decipher the search algorithms. Who is the man behind one of the weirdest names in SEO? Born: 1979 Hometown: [ … ]
3 top tips for Google Authorship
This little article is not about how to install and set-up Google Authorship but a quick overview of what it is, what the benefits are, and 3 tips to make sure you get maximum benefit out of it. What is Google Authorship Google Authorship is essentially an internet identification that [ … ]
Why I love digital campaigning
Digital campaigning. Political, third-sector, and all other forms of digital campaigning are close to my heart. That is why Elect will expand it’s current digital offering and now include digital campaigning articles, opinion and news. For this short post I thought I’d express why digital campaigning is a great tool. [ … ]
Dot London Launches Sunrise and Landrush Periods
A few weeks ago, the first of the thousands of new domain names were released, with more being added almost every day. From .build to .sexy, these new gTLDs are expected to shake up the marketplace, giving more people the chance to nab the web address they truly wanted but [ … ]
New Top Level Domains Shake Up Industry!
A huge expansion in the domain name extension market is set to shake up web addresses forever. No longer will users be limited by .coms, .co.uks or .nets. ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) are implementing one of the largest expansions of domain names the web has [ … ]
Thousands of pounds are up for grabs for small and medium sized businesses thanks to a new government scheme known as SuperConnected Cities. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport has allocated £100 million to roll out superfast internet connections across much of the UK. They’re doing this by encouraging [ … ]
How I feel about Google+
This video sums up how I feel about Google+. Yes, it has wondrous effects on SEO, clickthrough rates, etc, using Google Authorship, etc. But, the sad fact is… nobody really uses it. Well, not really outside of the tech industry or the US.
True extent of the Negative SEO attack of 2014
Okay, so I underestimated the sheer volume of the negative SEO attack on this internet marketing blog. Turns out, according to Ahrefs, that there is around 40,000+ backlinks. This is definitely not a manual disavow action. I will just blanket disavow all links from 1st January. Suck on those eggs!
Skimlinks Review: The BEST Affiliate Tool Ever!
Skimlinks Review. Ok, stating that Skimlinks is the best affiliate platform ever is always going to be controversial. The truth is that Skimlinks easily measures up against Affiliate Window, Commission Junction, and ShareASale, and, in my humble opinion, can be the most potent tool in your affiliate arsenal. This is [ … ]
The Ultimate List of Affiliate Marketing Blogs
Here is a run down of affiliate marketing blogs you need to keep an eye on. I have been building this list as a good reference source. If you have any suggestions stick them in the comments and I’ll add them to the list in due course. The Ultimate List [ … ]
Warning – Potential Link Attack Incoming.
It’s not the end of the world, but it can feel like that when you notice all the incoming spammy links directed at your website. It’s a whole lot worse when this is the first time it happens when all you are doing is just building your website up from [ … ]
Say Goodbye to Slow WordPress Websites, Adios!
Sales Pitch – I run a web design and lead generation agency down in Surrey and we cover the whole of the UK. If you’re in the market for a super fast handbuilt website that’s crazy good but also affordable then check out our Business Web Design Starter Bundle for [ … ]
Authorship Author Rank
With all the talk in the internet marketing world about the mystery surrounding the disappearing of Google Authorship profiles on SERPS. I thought I would post a link to this simple but cool tool from Virante called AuthorRank. Here is my Author Rank according Virante. Dougy Hunt 5.82 Check yours [ … ]
Bite the Bullet: Start your own company in 2014
Guest post by Becca from ICUK.net. Read more from Becca at ICUK here: blog.icuk.net. New Year’s Resolutions tend to hinge around the same, formulaic goals for each of us: Lose Weight, Give Up Smoking, Find my Dream Job. If you’ve resolved this year to find the career that makes you [ … ]
Why do you need Tsohost for your Small Business Web Hosting?
Why do you need Tsohost for your Small Business Web Hosting? Good question especially when there are thousands of web hosting and domain registration companies all over the world. How can I say definitively Tsohost is the best small business web hosting company in the UK? Let me explain. (You [ … ]
Skimlinks has landed!
Just been approved for Skimlinks – another affiliate marketing program but with a difference. Skimlinks takes your normal links to products, services or businesses and converts them into affiliate links before sending the visitor to the website. It does this by putting a code on the host website, in this [ … ]
Tools of the Trade
Tools of the Trade is a section about all the services, products and everything I have used and still continue to use. It is a great place to start for beginners and even for experienced veterans there will still be a gem or two below. This is a completely free [ … ]
How to Start Selling T-Shirts Online
How to Start a T-Shirt Business Online. This is the ultimate guide to setting up a t-shirt business online, i.e. from registering your domain to securing your website. No need to panic anymore we will show you the easiest way to get your online shop up and running at the [ … ]
Top 5 Best Premium WordPress Themes 2013
It has been a great year for Premium WordPress themes are here are our best of the best in our Top 5 Best Premium WordPress Themes 2013 list. From No.5 all the way to No.1, here we go. No.5 – Striking WordPress Theme Price: $55.00 View Striking WordPress Theme Buy Striking [ … ]
Troubleshooting Google Authorship
Here is a brilliant infographic on how to troubleshoot Google Authorship from our friends at Search Engine Land.
Top 5 Best WooCommerce Themes 2013
These are the hands down top 5 Best WooCommerce Themes 2013. No need to hold your breath here they are from No.5 to No.1 of the Best WooCommerce Themes 2013. No.5 – Flashlight WooCommerce Theme Price: $55.00 View Flashlight WooCommerce Theme Buy Flashlight WooCommerce Theme Coming in as the 5th [ … ]
1 Minute WordPress Twitter Tweet Button without Plugin
Here is a quick rundown on how to add a Twitter Tweet button without using a plugin. This article will explain how to implement the code, and how to customise the look of the button and the content of the tweet when clicked. Twitter Tweet Button Head over to Twitter [ … ]
Affiliate Window Review
This is my honest first-hand experience review of Affiliate Window. Affiliate Marketing If you are reading this article then you are interested in monetising website content – making money from referring customers to a third-party company via links from reviews, guides, recommendations and leads. Affiliate Marketing is not far off [ … ]
Nollie WordPress Theme Review
Nollie WordPress Theme Review. You can purchase the Nollie WordPress theme from ThemeForest. This is a short summary review of the Nollie WordPress theme from the Muffin Group. We purchased the theme for $45.00 and put it through its paces. Nollie WordPress Theme Review It is a capable theme which [ … ]
Here is a copy of the .htaccess file from one of our websites. Insert some or all of the following lines of code into the WordPress .htaccess file. Remember to make a backup of your file and WordPress installation before making any changes. ## EXPIRES CACHING ## ExpiresActive On ExpiresByType [ … ]
Simply Optimise WordPress WP Config File WP-Config.PHP
Here are some easy ways to optimise your WordPress WP Config File (wp-config.php) to add lines of code to optimise your WordPress installation via your wp-config.php file. Insert some or all of the following lines of code above the line: /* That’s all, stop editing! Happy blogging. */
MaxCDN Discount Coupon
MaxCDN Discount Coupon updated 2014. Boost your website speed in an hour with MaxCDN. Our website uses MaxCDN to deliver the website code, script, and media files direct to the visitor. It is superbly fast. We will show you the proof, but first here is that MaxCDN Discount Coupon you [ … ]
FreeAgent Discount Code 2018: 430q4hro
10% discount for life with this FreeAgent Discount Code. I have an exclusive FreeAgent referral code for you. It’s easy to get 10% off for life of your monthly or annual FreeAgent subscription. Alternatively use the FreeAgent referral code “430q4hro” or use this link. How much can you save with a FreeAgent [ … ]
Hats off to the team at Tsohost
We have been with Tsohost, it seems like forever now, but infact its been just been under 1 year. In the years before consolidating most of our clients website over to Tsohost, we used an array of web hosting providers such as 1&1, Godaddy, and 123Reg. It is a pivotal [ … ]
What to look for in a Web Host? Here’s 10 ideas to help you.
Our first question for our new Questions and Answer series is from a Richard S, from London, who asked us What to look for in a Web Host? So we obliged and here is our answer and recommendations. We hope that all of our regular readers will find this article [ … ]
We don’t have the power captain! CDN.
Last week we finally got round to thinking about our own site, douglashunt.co.uk. We were concerned about the speed of our WordPress site after a dodgy 3G mobile connection loaded our site in just over 20 seconds (shocking behaviour!). So we went over to the good guys at MaxCDN to [ … ]
This Tsohost Review is perfect for new customers and existing customers looking to join or transfer their website to Tsohost. Tsohost is one of those rare companies that bring the personal touch to web hosting, due to the company being completely owned by all of its employees. Founded in 2003, [ … ]
ManageWP WordPress Management Software
This article is currently under construction. ManageWP WordPress Management Software is my preferred management software for managing all of my clients WordPress sites. Even ENM is managed on this solid, user-friendly and versatile package. In this review I will look at the different aspects of the ManageWP WordPress Management Software and why you [ … ]
Genesis Framework Review
Genesis Framework Review. Genesis is our preferred starting point for our client’s WordPress developments. In this review we will look at the different aspects of the Genesis Framework and why you should try it today. You should definitely read this review if you are deciding which theme framework to buy or [ … ]
ManageWP Development – Possible future improvement?
ManageWP Development. Over the last couple of years I have had a few encounters with ManageWP. I have left and come back 3 times, but now I am back for good and in the meantime things have developed rapidly over at ManageWP. The first noticeable change is in the design. [ … ]
Why do I use ManageWP?
ManageWP. It is a revolution in WordPress site management. As a WordPress designer and developer I am constantly looking to find tools and software to make managing all my clients easier. I will get to why ManageWP is the best management software on the market in a bit but for [ … ]
Affiliate Marketing: Success and Failure?
I have been dabbling in affiliate marketing for the past 5 months. In this time my understanding of niche affiliate marketing has grown exponentially. I have three simple tips for anyone who wants to start affiliate marketing or is has just begun. These are the 100% honest tips which could [ … ]
Hosting Promo Code 2014 – Grab UK hosting promo codes today!
Hosting Promo Code. ENM has a great offer for you today on Web Hosting! Get an exclusive 10% off web hosting from the UKs fastest growing cloud hosting company. Rated #1 for customer service with blistering speeds and an added SEO boost! Tsohost is my #1 recommendation for 2014. Today [ … ]
Web Hosting Promo Code 2014
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Have you heard about this great FREE tool to use in conjunction with your Google Analytics Account? It is called Panguin Tool.
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