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A place for miscellaneous posts on a variety of different marketing matters.

WhatsApp being used for spam

This is the first time I've seen spam on WhatsApp in the UK. I got two messages from different numbers advertising the same site. I'd imagine they are utilising free sims...

Book Review: How To Get Rich – Felix Dennis

This book was recommended on someones most life changing books list. Despite the guru title it's actually quite a bit different to the standard Tony Robbins spin-offs. The writer Felix Dennis...

How to sell anything

I saw this online and thought it was a really good infographic to show what happens on the other side of the sales marketing divide. For most online marketers the thought...

Book Review Finch Premium Posts 2016

It's really hard to find any kind of information from experienced performance marketers. You generally have to wade through all the gurus who have no real idea or sign up to...

High CPU usage on mysqld but low memory usage

Had a problem with a server that was running alot of traffic and doing a lot of logging and updating mysql tables. The CPU usage was through the roof and it's...

Book Review: How to Be an Imperfectionist – Stephen Guise

This book was mentioned by Robert Gryn, the Voluum guy. I think there must be quite a few affiliates, digital marketers and high performers who are on the OCD scale. This book...

What is required to dominate an online niche?

Here is a checklist of factors that need to be taken into account when building an online business. Money Site (main website) High Converting Optimised Landing Page Effective Sales Funnel Lead Magnet / Lead capture...

Optimising Nginx in Linux

I found one of the servers was throwing up a 500 error quite regularly. I checked the logs and in /var/log/nginx/error.log I found the following errors: socket() failed (24: Too many open...

The truth about online advertising agencies and consultants

I see a lot of companies promoting online marketing services to small and medium sized businesses. The engineering company I am involved with gets emails every day from companies offering adwords...

My Office

My office at home. Dell XPS14 Laptop, Dell UHD monitor, Madkatz strike7 gaming keyboard (never played a game on it in my life) and a Madkatz mouse. The Bakerlite phone in...