The Emperor’s New .Co’s

Posted on 22. Jul, 2010 by .


Many years ago there was an Emperor so exceedingly fond of new domains that he spent all his money on a vast collection. He had a domain name for everything and instead of saying, as one might, about any other ruler, “The King’s in council,” here they always said. “The Emperor is on Google”. Every […]

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Is your .uk online business at risk?

Posted on 22. Jan, 2010 by .


This is a pretty long blog post but an important one; it brings to your attention your online business being at the mercy of whoever you bought your .uk domain from. Nominet has introduced a new service that will allow Registrars, if they suspect a domain name is being used for an illegal activity, to […]

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How To Get Professional Branding

Posted on 11. Dec, 2009 by .


You reach a certain level in Affiliate Marketing where you have learned the basics on how to get sites to rank, customers to click from your page and buy from Merchants. It’s time to start paying more attention to your own mini-brands, how you look and what people think of your site. Normally the first […]

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Mistyped Domain Names

Posted on 25. Nov, 2009 by .


Here is some advice about Mistyped Domain Names, this is relevant to Affiliates, Merchants and Networks, in fact anyone who owns a website. Here Is Why You Should Be Interested Last week I typed in our favourite Affiliate Forums URL but used instead of .com. Now I have Google Toolbar installed on IE (also […]

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Jason Manford could be an Affiliate!

Posted on 19. Nov, 2009 by .


Many of you may know Jason Manford off the telly; he is one of them sharp witted “9 Out of 10 Cats” comedians, amongst other things, plus he was of course the 2009 host of the A4U Affiliate Awards. I have been following Jason Manford (@Jason_Manford) on Twitter via my personal Twitter account (@Supercod), where […]

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NSPCC Letter from Santa

Posted on 17. Nov, 2009 by .


Today OMG announced via Twitter that a rather excellent £20,000 has been raised by Affiliates so far this month for the NSPCC Letter from Santa campaign. Now I totally missed the communication about this when it first started and is the point of this blog post to raise awareness among fellow Affiliates. One of the […]

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Twitter Lists to Discover Affiliate People

Posted on 03. Nov, 2009 by .


Twitter Lists is the latest add-on to Twitter, that allows you to organise people you follow in to lists both public and private. An example of a private list could be Family but the most interesting aspect is the public lists. Now my lists are great for me, as I can now follow better what’s […]

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My A4U Expo London 2009 Not-Review

Posted on 21. Oct, 2009 by .


I started writing out this big long winded blog post about everything at the a4u Expo and then when I got to lunch time of day 1 at the conference I was like, “is anyone really going to read all that”, maybe but probably not 😉 Plus let’s face it there have been far better […]

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10% Additional Sales For You

Posted on 06. Oct, 2009 by .


Affiliates have varying levels of technical knowledge, however, even those with minimal knowledge are aware that the tracking of sales via the affiliate channel can fail for a number of reasons if the Networks tracking technology is not robust enough to cover all contingencies. Examples of how sales may fail to track include, a Merchant […]

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A4u Expo, 14 Days to Go!

Posted on 28. Sep, 2009 by .


Yes, I did just say 14 days (of course it could be less or even past depending on when you read this). So here is my pitch as to why you should go, now I am not preaching to the converted here, the usual suspects will be along and probably booked up weeks or even months before. […]

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