CommentLuv is Gone

andy baileyI am so sad to report that Andy Bailey, developer of CommentLuv, the premier comment and spam busting plugin, has closed the doors due to poor health. Andy has been very public about his health issues and recently decided that he could no longer provide support for the plugin.« Continue »

Shopify Buy Button – 7 Easy Steps to Sell Products from Your Blog

Shopify for WordPress

Shopify for WordPressDid you know that you could turn your WordPress blog or website into a Shopify store with just a simple plugin? I didn’t either until recently. I wanted to sell some items that I normally sell on Amazon on a brand website that I built mostly for promoting the brand – not really expecting to sell much. So I didn’t want to incur a huge monthly fee for an ecommerce store or set up a complicated shopping cart like Woo Commerce or Cart66.« Continue »

Are Short Reports Old School?

Short Reports

Short ReportsShort reports can solve a lot of your problems in getting more traffic, more leads and more customers. Some of you find writing short reports are easy and you can knock them out quickly. But if you are like me, you’d rather take a sharp stick in the eye! If you are in that camp, then read on because I’ve got the answer for getting 3 short reports done – one to giveaway, one to sell and one to publish on Kindle – in 90 days.« Continue »

Aweber No Longer Requires Double Optin for Imported Lists

listen for the news

Have you heard the news? Aweber just removed a big barrier to moving your lists from another autoresponder service to them.


Tips for Starting a Membership Site

Money Walks

Wow! The Super Bowl is this weekend and a month of the New Year has passed already! You were just saying last year, “I plan to get a membership site going next year”. Well, folks, now is the time. Here are a few tips to finally get that membership site up and running.


Managing Multiple Blogs with iThemes Sync

Manage Multiple Websites

Doesn’t it seem that updates for WordPress, plugins and themes are pushed out more often than they used to be? If you only have one or two blogs or websites, it’s no big deal to login and update your site. But what if you have several or if you are helping clients or family members? […]


Blog Posts to Social Media with IFTTT

IFTTT Step 1

Automation is great when it works and one automation tool bloggers look for is something that will take new blog posts and post them to their social media accounts like Facebook and Twitter.


Market Samurai’s New Title and Anchor Text Feature

Market Samurai

Market Samurai’s latest feature “Title and Anchor Text Competition” filters down the competing websites for keywords to only those with the keyword in the title tag and an inbound link from another website using the keyword in the anchor text.


The Best Kept Secret of Highly Successful Bloggers

24 hours

I have never had a bad experience with the articles Nicole Dean offers. They are affordable, professionally written, available for all sorts of topics and simple to use.


Help! My Rankings Have Fallen and I Can’t Get them Back Up!

Writing With Keywords

Leave it to Google to send unsuspecting website owners into a tailspin with no warning whatsoever. As is typical, the Big G dropped an algorithm bomb in 2011 with the original Panda update then again in 2012 with the Penguin “over-optimization” update. That sent website owners scrambling to pick up the pieces.

Most of us had been following the long-standing rules of keyword optimization that said to use keyphrases often in our copy, title tag, description tag, ALT tags, navigation, etc., etc. But there’s one lady who was paying attention to the subtle changes that were happening without much fanfare.