Google Instant in .au

Posted September 15th, 2010
Categories: Google

Dave Naylor did a post on the ‘initial hits’ in The new Google Instant from .uk and I thought I would repeat for .au Its really hard to get instant to work for google.com.au, but it popped in once and I wrote down the alphabet: google.com.au google.com A is for … ATO Amazon B is […]

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Viewing pages by anonymous proxy

Posted July 10th, 2010
Categories: Uncategorized

Sometimes you want to view a page without it being traceable as a visit to you (*cough* the competition)
Sometimes you just want to see a page without your cookies applying, for example seeing what ageneric google result looks like.
There are a lot of proxy services out there, but one I like to use is The Cloak.
Found at the-cloak.com, its a good anonymous proxy service that is

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Better Ranking through directories

Posted April 3rd, 2009
Categories: Uncategorized

Unless you are using a purely PPC model (and thats a hard row to hoe!) you will want to rank in the search engines organically. To rank you require two things: content worth indexing and links to point to same. “Directory Backlinks” is an old way to get an easy link. In general you have […]

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What search engine do Australian Mum and Dad searchers use?

Posted December 15th, 2008
Categories: Uncategorized

When you target a particular demographic, it is important to understand how they navigate around the net. What search engines are they using? Its easy to figure out what sort of site they may be interested, but to know how they are using the net is something else entirely. I run a high traffic site […]

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The importance of split testing

Posted November 9th, 2008
Categories: Uncategorized

The adsense CTR of one of my niches has been falling. This, along with pissing me off, has given me the challenge of increasing the payback of the site. Traditionally, I haven’t had a huge success with affiliate marketing in this niche – the visitors tend to be in and out fast, with perhaps a […]

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How to make Affiliate Sales

Posted November 9th, 2008
Categories: Uncategorized

Find a Niche Sign up for affiliate marketing schemes such as: Find products appropriate to your niche at ClixGalore Monetize your traffic with Commission Monster’s affiliate network Create content PROFIT! Sound simple? It isn’t. Read on for more. (This was the old content of the homepage for ages, so I thought I should put it […]

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First Post

Posted January 21st, 2008
Categories: Uncategorized

This is going to be a blog about making money with affiliate sales, in an Australian context. Not sure how often I will post, as giving information without giving too much away is a tricky business, but we shall see. Welcome to the blog – looking forward to your comments. Spam won’t be tolerated, so […]

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