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Self-Publishing Hardcover Books

January 5, 2013

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One of the projects I’m working on right now is to produce hardcover editions of my books. This would give an even sturdier alternative to the quality paperbacks that CreateSpace now produce for me. My reason for starting with paperbacks is that hardcovers are expensive to manufacture. They cost around 3-4 times more than paperbacks […]

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Marketing Strategy – Natural Link Building

January 7, 2012

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On PWM, I talk about how there comes a point when the natural link building made by your visitors becomes more valuable than your own artificial link building. This is when you start to gain far more traffic naturally than what you gain as a result of your artificial link building. At that point, generating […]

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PPC Vouncer Review

October 18, 2011

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I promised a PPC review earlier so here it is. Last month I received a 75€ voucher from Google AdSense for Google AdWords which prompted me to have another go at PPC. The first problem I encountered was that I could not redeem the voucher. Apparently, because I already had an activated AdWords account it […]

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Wibiya Toolbar

August 11, 2011

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In my ongoing marketing efforts I’ve now added the Wibiya toolbar to all of my sites. This is a highly customizable toolbar that appears on the bottom of the website accross all pages of the site. My version provides a number of marketing apps. The left side contains the common link sharing buttons: AddThis, Facebook […]

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Link Exchanges

July 7, 2011

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I often get e-mails asking me if I want to do link exchanges or if I offer private ad placements on my sites. As of yet, I have declined all such requests. My reason for not accepting private ad deals is because I prefer the freedom that AdSense ads bring. AdSense allows me full control […]

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Marketing Results

April 27, 2011

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The results of March’s marketing efforts are in. During March I built 3000 back links to each of my five sites – consisting of a combination of directory, profile, and site submission type links. Interestingly, the traffic these links have generated is essentially none existing. The answer as to why it is so is quite […]

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More Video SEO Results

April 27, 2011

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It’s time for an update on the results from my YouTube channel optimizations. As posted about before, SEO and caption enhancements for my channel were performed between the 20-21st of February. The result of these optimizations was immediate and astonishing. In the first day following the optimizations video views increased from 1000 to 1600 per […]

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Marketing Strategy Spring 2011

March 26, 2011

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My current strategy this past month has been to acquire back links for my sites in order to increase their traffic. So far I’ve gathered 2523 site submission back links, 519 directory back links, and 28 profile back links – for a total of 3070 back links for each of my five sites. Interestingly enough, […]

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Marketing – Submissions

March 9, 2011

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Some web sites allow you to submit a site URL in order to recieve a free back link. I call this a site submission type link. In return for the free link the site usually gains some form of content by gathering information or statistics from the submitted URL. This information is used to create […]

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