All Marketers Are Liars – Mindmap

This is a fantastic book by Seth Godin. Mindmap is above, and my notes are below. Do yourself a favour and check it out – Amazon link. The basic premise is that as consumers, we lie to ourselves. Successful marketers are just the providers of stories that consumers choose to believe. How good marketing works: Frame the […]

Free ClickBank custom redirection plugin

ClickBank only lets you set one destination for a product. But you probably want to send people to multiple destinations for a particular product. Some examples would be: A free report squeeze page A written sales letter A video sales letter A special promo page that is just for men or just for women Send only some affiliate traffic […]

Tracking ClickBank affiliates with Google Analytics

Being able to track your affiliates in Google Analytics is vital if you want to maximise your earning potential. By correctly associating your visitors with the affiliate who brought them, you are able to: Identify the traffic sources for your highest converting visitors Identify your best performing affiliates, and work with them directly Identify new content/affiliate […]

The Full Guide to Speeding Up WordPress

Or … How I Made My WordPress Site 1,630% Faster. Hopefully the headline caught your attention! But it’s actually true. What follows is my journey from shared hosting to probably the best hosting option in the current marketplace. Shared hosting is what all of us use when we’re getting started. And for years I didn’t […]

Turn off hyphenation in InstaBuilder 2.0

I’m using version 2.1.6 as of writing this post, but it should work fine with any version. You may have noticed some weird hyphenation issues with InstaBuilder. Inside the editor it all seems to be fine, and on the finished page in Chrome it all looks fine. But in Firefox (and possibly others), all your […]

Force all requests to HTTPS on Cloudways

I found it a little difficult to get a proper HTTPS redirect working on Cloudways. All of the other mod_rewrite rules for checking non-SSL traffic seemed to end in a redirection loop. This turns out the be the code that works: # HTTPS redirect <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !https RewriteRule .* https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L] […]