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Anyone planning on running $15,000,0000 to Clickbooth this Summer?

Anyone planning on running $15,000,0000 to Clickbooth this Summer?

I know there are other prizes further down the list but really… That works out at $166,666.66 USD a day in revenue. If Mark Zuckerberg is reading stick some 300×250’s on your site and you could keep the new shareholders happy and get yourself an island. For everyone else if you can get their offers to compete enough to run $100,000.00 you still get the watch – Yey! What a...

Cupid PLC Kildermorie Lodge Scotland

Cupid PLC Kildermorie Lodge Scotland

Thank you so much to all the team at Cupid PLC for organising an amazing trip to Kildermorie Lodge, near Inverness, Scotland. I’ve never been so surrounded by forward thinking people and whiskey. Here’s some photos from the trip: Fishing, shooting, Glenmorangie tour, great food and possibly the darkest game of charades ever played! Thanks again. спасибі If you are running BeNaughty, Cupid, GirlsdateforFree, Flirt or any other dating offers...

Ideas for Banner Ad Split Tests

Ideas for Banner Ad Split Tests

Here are a few ideas for split testing your banner ads. You could quite easily use these to take a single ad and knock up a 100 variations. Test them optimise out the losers and see what works best. There is no single best banner advertisement, everything needs testing and optimising continuously.

Googler Helping Affiliates…. in 2012!

Googler Helping Affiliates…. in 2012!

Just when you think everyone working under advertising at Facebook and Google has been treated to a common sense bypass I get a lovely message like this. Hello James, Thank you for writing in. Hope you’re doing well! I’m Jaya, from the Google AdWords Support Team and I’ll be assisting you with your queries today. First of all, I am extremely sorry about the delay in getting back to you....

Bing URL Ripper for Dorks

Bing URL Ripper for Dorks

This is a URL ripper which uses bing to search for a dork i.e. “powered by wordpress” and output a list of thousands of wordpress sites. This example was actually setup to rip ning sites but you can adjust accordingly. Written in ruby for linux… #!/usr/bin/env ruby require ‘net/http’ require ‘uri’ class Search def search(search) search = search.gsub(‘ ‘, ‘+’) linksinc = Array.new paths =[‘/search?q=’ + search, ‘/search?q=’ + search...

Script.aculo.us –  Interactive Landing Pages

Script.aculo.us – Interactive Landing Pages

Interaction is key in modern web design and one of the tools I’ve found to be very helpful in making a more interactive environment is script.aculo.us It is basically a javascript inlcude which can provide you with a whole load of effects and functions to use on your landing pages. Check out a simple example I put together here. Download > Unzip > Open test.htm in a browser This simple...

Social Network Demographics

Social Network Demographics

Heres a little sketch I put together of the stereotypical users of each of the major social networks. I used Alexa to put this together based on their audience profiling and I’ve linked to each at the bottom if you want some further reading. Alexa profiles: Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest MySpace

Internet World London 2012

Internet World London 2012

Earls Court, London was home to Internet World 2012 and on a wet Wednesday morning in April I jumped on a train to check it out. It was my first visit to this show and I came away with mixed feelings. I was hoping it was going to be like ad-tech but there was only one company exhibiting that was selling traffic, I think they deserve a mention for that...

15 Tools I Couldn’t Live Without

15 Tools I Couldn’t Live Without

Everyone has their own set of tools that makes their day to day working life easier. Below I have made a list of the tools I use regularly and recommend to others. Notepad ++ – A great little text editor for windows (I use Kate in Linux). I pretty much hand code everything now so I spend alot of time using a text editor and Notepad ++ and Kate are...