I work faster and more efficiently from my computer, I like my full screen and full keyboard. This is just a million times more powerful than mobile devices are right now. So naturally, in my Instagram pursuit of 5000 followers and beyond, I needed to find a way to send and receive direct messages from […]
I wanted to let you know I’m trying something new with Instagram. If you follow me on other networks, you may know that I have an Instagram account here, under the username @notagrouch. By the way, why don’t you follow me? I’m trying something new with it because I think it’s time to grow my Instagram […]
As a techie and as a blogger, I’m always trying out new tools. The ones I recommend to you are the ones that make the cut. I try out new stuff every day, and most of it doesn’t deserve your attention, so I don’t even bother telling you about it. That’s why I do it […]
I had the honor of being invited to be a guest at the weekly #digiblogchat to talk about monetizing a blog. One of, if not my favorite topic in the online marketing niche. Carol Stephen, from Your Social Media Works hosts the weekly Twitter chat. The topics always are centered around blogging, social media, online marketing, […]
Something that comes up in a regular basis as a question or topic of conversation is picking our affiliate ids or subdomains when joining a new affiliate program. The issues are similar to picking a domain, or a username in a social media site. If you’re an experienced affiliate then you automatically know what to […]
Many new online marketers and entrepreneurs struggle during the transition from a day job to a self-employed status doing online marketing. Self-doubt sets in and it is very easy to become frozen in fear. One of the struggles I went through was thinking less of myself and forgetting that I knew more than other people […]
The other day during Superbowl Sunday, a mom and her daughter were walking the sidewalk near my friend’s house. We were unpacking my car, getting ready to go into the party to throw back a few beers and to hang out. I talk about my thoughts on the Superbowl here. The mom and daughter approached […]
This is a collection of tools I recommend to every blogger. These tools help make a blog post more sophisticated, more complete and also help with promotion and analysis of the blog posts after publishing. If you want to become a professional blogger or want to take your blogging to the next level, then check […]
I was helping somebody recently and they didn’t know how to get out of a small problematic situation. I took this for granted and assumed everybody knew how to do this, but he didn’t know and was grateful when I showed him. He said it was the best tip he’s gotten all month, so I […]
The Blacklist is one of the hottest shows right now –available on Netflix. I finished watching the third season recently and I love it. I can’t wait for the 4th season. James Spader plays the role of Raymond Redington, a criminal mastermind. Ray’s counterpart is FBI special agent Elizabeth Keen, played by Megan Boone. They have great chemistry […]
Youtube is a great place to meet or help people. It takes some getting used to if you’re not familiar with it, but it’s free to use and quite easy if you spend some time learning how the network works. The biggest problem people have with it is the question of how to increase youtube […]
Another terrific video. This is from a panel from Affiliate Summit West.
You’ll find Deborah Carney, Karen Garcia, Scott Jangro, and Shannon Weidemann dishing out some expert knowledge, tips and hacks about working from home.
In the third episode of Driving with Oscar, I give you some tips about list building. You probably haven’t heard these before. These tips will help you as soon as you start implementing them. These work best with Aweber, but apply to other email systems too.
I love answering questions I get about Affiliate Summit. But there’s one in particular that I get all the time. So Now What? This is a question that I get from newbies, maybe just like you. I get the Now What question when they arrive to Affiliate Summit, and I get the Now what? question when […]
Most people struggle with two main aspects of blogging. Time to blog, and topics to blog about. When you first started your blog, you were probably gung ho about blogging and you said to yourself: I will blog everyday, I have so much to say! Yeay! and you began strong and powerful. First post, no […]
As a continuation of the previous Blogging Tips post, here is part two: Comment, Share & Like When you read blogposts, take a few seconds to leave a comment and maybe even share that blogpost in Twitter or Facebook or Google+. Leaving comments shows interest for the topic and helps you develop a relationship with […]
Everybody has blogging tips, but mine are unique and go along nicely with my blogging course. Enjoy! Read Blogposts Everyday Use Google Reader to subscribe to a variety of blogs and visit your Google Reader page to catch up on your daily reading. Reading new blogposts keeps you up to date in your niche and […]
This handy firefox addon will make your life easier whether you are a webmaster, systems administrator or website owner trying to know more about your website.
If you use both of these apps, you might want to synchronize your Skitch screen captures with your Dropbox files. It is rather simple to do this but you need to do this from the command line. Full instructions are available at the Tips and Tricks wiki from the Dropbox guys.
The Webgineer, a new persona where I post all techie stuff. Check it out.