Posts by GlenPalo 198
The Super Affiliate Challenge has started. It seems everyone off to the races.Except me.No, I am not suffering from paralysis by analysis. It is more like trying to herd cats. My mental cats, named ideas and thoughts, are running in different directions. More cats joined the herd as I read through the first-month task list. At this point, I decided to stop and think before rushing off.The SAC is a year long. But then what? I need to think beyond the end of the challenge.To make a long story sho
(Source: Photo: Johann Schumacher/Vireo)One of the great benefits of working from home is the opportunity to spend time either looking out of a window or being outside.Usually one of my cats will sit in the chair next to the window. Depending on which one, he or she will chatter to let me know of something of interest. Usually deer or the neighbor's dog.One day, I happened to glance out the window and see a Cooper's Hawk swoop and land in one of the backyard trees.What a majestic bi
Contact Form 7 users can stop spam.Contact Form 7 is the most popular free contact form WordPress plugin. Consequently, it attracts lots of spammers wanting to send users spam email.To combat spam, Contact Form 7 users have several options:Use another contact form pluginAdd another spam control plugin like the Contact Form 7 HoneypotUse the Contact Form 7 built-in antispam measuresI choose option #3 for my Contact Form 7. Built-in antispam measures include:Adding QuizAdding minimum and maximum
It's true. I found this picture on the internet.Enjoy rest of your week.🙂
I wrote a blog post about the Stencil graphics application several years ago. new WordPress plugin just simplified our ability to add graphics to our WP content.This is now one of my favorite plugins of all time. It finds you free images online, lets you add them to posts, share directly to social media and is even a complete Image Editor plugin that works right inside your WordPress admin area. The only drawback
Google announces broad core algorithm update on Wednesday, March 13th.So if there is a fluctuation in your traffic, it may be due to changes within Google. As always, Google states that there are no fixes if your rankings drop.It still pays to use long-tail keywords because it is easier to rank for them. Better yet, Amazon makes 57% of their sales from long-tail keywords. (Source: who use long-tail searches are looking for very specific information. So, if you can g
March 11, 2019
I noticed a disturbing trend in product reviews.It may be new or me recognizing it for the first time.But...People are writing posts disguised as product reviews. They are nothing but 'bait and switch' posts for other products. And, certainly, not honest reviews.I noticed this recently while searching for reviews of affiliate marketing products. I found another one this morning, which prompted me to write this post.The posts follow a pattern. First, there would be a brief description of the pro
(Source: 40% of the world population has an internet connection today.Google searches performed today: 3.8+ Billion and counting. According to Wikipedia, Search Engine Marketing is a "form of internet marketing that involves the promotion of websites by increasing their visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs) primarily through paid advertising."Increasing visibility is accomplished through search engine optimization best practices to adjust or rewrite webs
Time for a Mini Rant!I had two instances today about Wealthy Affiliate members copying content.The first occasion was seeing one of my advertisements promoting Wealthy Affiliate copied word for word. I noticed the title, "2 more facts you should know about Wealthy Affiliate," which at first thought it was my ad. Then I read the ad realizing it was mine except for the signature.That was bad enough, but then...I asked for comments on a blog post. I received one that was obviously copied and paste
February 15, 2019
Yay!I reached a new milestone in my Pinterest average monthly viewers.1 Million Viewers!I only have 180 followers. And I follow even fewer.I repin (share other people's pins) pins more often than I pin my own stuff. When repinning, I look for quality pins with bad descriptions. Before repinning, I write a better description of the pin including keywords and add hashtags. I do not change the link. That's illegal or at least unethical.Please share. Wealthy Affiliate training works!