How Content Thieves Cost Me $64,000 (and What You Can Do to Stop them From Stealing Your Stuff)

Cyber Theft

Guest Post by Karon Thackston: What an introduction I got to the digital publishing world. After launching my very first e-product, I was horrified to find out it had been stolen. What transpired over the next few months was both heartbreaking and educational. I can promise you, it had a lasting impact on how I […]


Kindle Publishing – Don’t Let Past Experiences Prevent Future Success

Kindle Nightmare

It was a nightmare in every sense of the word.  The old saying, “No good deed goes unpunished” comes to mind every time I tell the tale.  I was bound and determined not to go through that ordeal again.  My past experiences with publishing Kindle books taught me well.  But I’m excited to say things […]


It may not be your fault this time!

my nams listbuilding challenge

Guest Post by David Perdew. I wired my house myself when I built it. After a lot of research studying the residential electrical codes, I carefully created the circuits in the house to make sure everything was organized and labeled correctly. Then, I hired an electrician to look at the job before I closed everything […]


3 Obstacles Blocking the Growth of Your Coaching/Training Business

Pop quiz… How many times have you heard this advice? “Stop trading time for dollars.”  Yet, I’d venture to speculate that most coaches and trainers do this every day even though they tell you they don’t.  That’s because most don’t understand the concept and the serious damage it does to your profit center.


Dropbox Announces New Desktop Version


Yesterday, announced their new desktop client version 2.0. Dropbox is a handy way to share files and folders with other people and to collaborate on documents such as Word documents and Excel spreadsheets. With a free account you get 500 MB of storage space along with opportunities to get more free space by referring the service with others.


WordPress Image Tip – Linking Your Images

Images in your WordPress content or in your sidebar are powerful attention-getters. Many times as blog readers, our eyes are drawn to the image first and can then encourage us to read the content.

If you could see a heatmap of your blog, most likely you would see hot areas around the images and click trackers also know that the images frequently get clicked on.

So how can you take advantage of these tendencies?


Twitter Has Been Hacked – How Safe is Your Password?


February 1, 2013. In a very laid-back “we don’t want to scare you” type of blog post, Twitter announced that a quarter of million of its accounts have been hacked. The hackers took usernames, email addresses, and yes, passwords. Twitter has reset the passwords of the 250,000 accounts that it thinks were compromised, but did […]


Blog Theme & WordPress Update – I Must Be Crazy

If you have been a My Bonus Blog reader for a while, you may think you went to the wrong place. The blog has a complete new design with a new theme. I got a wild hair a couple of days ago and decided to update to WordPress 3.5, redesign the theme and offer a […]


WordPress 3.5 — When to Update

Elvin Jones

December 11, 2012. After several delays, WordPress released it’s latest version 3.5 to the millions of WordPress users today.  This one is nicknamed Elvin after the drummer, Elvin Jones. Whenever a new major version of WordPress is released, it’s always a dilemma when to actually do the update. Let’s look at what’s in this release […]


New Reply Feature Added to CommentLuv Premium

CommentLuv ReplyMe

UPDATE: CommentLuv is no longer being supported due the health of the developer. I recommend you stop using it and switch to a spam blocker like WP SpamShield. I’ve written about how and why I love CommentLuv Premium plugin in the past. The main reason I got it was to eliminate the tons of comment […]