How to speed up your WordPress blog on shared hosting

Yesterday’s post was about how I was forced to find myself a new host and ended up with shared hosting (again). Today’s post is perhaps more useful: the tips I was given from various sources on how to speed up my blogs. There are several... Read More

What I learned about WordPress hosting this week (Hostgator vs VPS.NET)

Hosting is complicated Hosting is not as simple as you think it is WordPress hosting is definitely not as simple as you think it is Wow – that was eloquent, wasn’t it? The reason I’m writing this post is that I think my experiences... Read More

Do you recommend article marketing for SEO? vs Matt Cuts

First watch this video by Matt Cutts from Google: Do you recommend article marketing as an SEO strategy? Since I’ve been advising people to do article marketing for ages now, I think I should explain. Matt Cutts says you should NOT do article... Read More

My best online promotion and SEO tips – Celebrating over 100 subscribers

I’m writing this ahead of time, so by the time you all read this, it’s probably no longer accurate – especially given that I’ve become more active here over the past weeks. Anyhow – as I write this (June 6th 2011) this... Read More

Factors to my online success, aka: what it takes to make it online

Darcy wrote on my latest blogpost that I attributed 50% of my success to Squidoo. I was like: no, I don’t. I attribute about 10% of my success to Squidoo. 90% of my success is me. I’m serious: if it wasn’t Squidoo, it would be... Read More

Proving our urgency as online publishers

My brother said something wise the other day. He’s in training to become an actor, and said: one of the great things about being an artist is that you have to continually prove your urgency. He was right of course – but the principle is... Read More

Thematic or Thesis – choosing a WordPress Theme

This blog was originally made on WordPress, using the Thematic Theme. Thematic comes with 13 widget ready areas (most of which you’ll never use), is coded well for SEO and flexibility of design etc. All that is why I started using it about two... Read More

Tweaking the title tag for SEO

There is conflicting advice out there about the title of a page. On the one hand it’s clear that titles (and title tags) are essential to SEO: they should contain the keywords and keyword phrases users are typing into the search engines. On the... Read More

When should you get an google adsense account?

AKA: how to avoid getting banned by google adsense.

Short answer: you should get an adsense account when the online properties you are going to be using it on have at least 100 visitors a day among them.

I know this blogpost will likely not be read by those it needs to reach: newby online marketers who will sign up for adsense as soon as they create their first blogpost or hubpage. They will likely only read this post when they’re already banned from adsense. Unfortunately, by then it’s too late. Google is notoriously bad at letting people into their program that have already been banned once.

Now that I’ve made you all suitably scared, here’s the deal. Continue reading When should you get an google adsense account?