Monthly Archive: February 2015

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Designing Banners in Place

Something I don’t hear a lot of affiliates talk about is taking the placement in to consideration when designing banners. Sometimes if you are targeting multiple sites/positions this isn’t possible but for traffic sources like Facebook this is something every affiliate should consider. Simply take a screenshot of the page where you intend to advertise and design your banner in place. This will give you a better feel for how...

Healthy body healthy mind – Fitness for the self-employed 0

Healthy body healthy mind – Fitness for the self-employed

I see a lot of fitness and health related post on affiliate marketing blogs, everything from how I got ripped abs in 3 weeks to why I gave up coffee for a month. These sound more like our landing page headlines than blog posts but there does seem to be a strong focus in the industry towards a healthy lifestyle. While I feel this is justified to an extent it...

Google Friendly Mobile Pages Test 0

Google Friendly Mobile Pages Test

Google have provided a tool which checks to see if a site renders clearly in a mobile browser. The tool looks like it is setup at 320px and if your site works at this you’ll get a “mobile-friendly” tag in your organic search listings. Here’s the link to check your sites: https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/ Some other good sites for checking across different screen sizes/browsers are: http://validator.w3.org/mobile/ – Validates markup, I always have...

The Innovators – February’s Book of the Month 0

The Innovators – February’s Book of the Month

The Innovators is a historical portrayal of the digital revolution. It starts at Ada Lovelace the daughter of Lord Byron who is credited with the first concept of a computer programme and goes all the way up to 2014. The book details the first computers including the one at Bletchley Park which is significant to me because it’s only half hours drive away. The birth of silicon valley and the...