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Resize youtube/vimeo iframe to maximum available height and width

Here is the code to make a flexible youtube.com or vimeo.com video fit both the height and width of the containing div. Like a flexible adsense unit it will take up...

Using Google Fonts on Landing Pages

This is how you can use Google web fonts on your landing pages, blog posts and web pages. The benefit of this is that the font is loaded from a remote...

Facebook Share button more effective than Likes?

A recent post at SEOMoz suggested that their research has found a better correlation between facebook shares than Facebook likes. The full post is here and makes for an interesting read....
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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...

Pretty icons in vector format

Download Font Awesome Vectors and spruce up your sites, ads and landers. Preview below:

My Favourite Buttons For Banner Design

Below is a list of my favourite buttons I keep handy when designing banners. I'm a bit old school and still use Fireworks MX for design simply because I know where...

Capitalisation of Links www.MySite.com Test

I thought an interesting split test would be to test if links that are capitalised get more clicks than ones that don't. For example: http://www.jamesbachini.com/ - standard (control) http://www.JamesBachini.com/ - Capitalised This was for...

Ideas for improving landing pages

The following is a list of proven methods that can improve the ctr and cvr of a landing page. Big Bright Buttons - Have you split tested different buttons, button text etc? Copy...

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...

How Groupon’s landing page has evolved in two years

In 2012 Groupon was at the cutting edge of performance marketing. They had big budgets and were doing big business with affiliates. I thought it would be interesting to analyse a...