Facebook Marketing Notes from Medellin Meetup

I went to a Facebook Marketing Meetup in Medellin held by Chris Erthel and these are a copy of my notes. Tools Supermetrics.com – Report all data in one place Revealbot.com – Very automated rules. New Features Direct Response Ads Dynamic Product Ads...

Recurpost Review: Getting Started

I started using this software called Recurpost for my Twitter account to recycle old posts and bring them to the attention of new followers. I also made a really long / boring video showing me getting started with the software which you can watch...

Best viral Facebook quiz software

tldr: I went with PlayBuzz for now which is free. These are my notes on how to create a viral Facebook quiz. I've had the idea for a while to create a few travel related quizzes – you know the kind – that people take, get a score, and then share for others...
Pinterest Pin It Popup Plugin for WordPress

Pinterest Pin It Popup Plugin for WordPress

I feel like there's never a great place to insert a vertical pin into a blog post. Somehow the vertical orientation of the Pin manages to look weird or out of place when embedded into my posts. So I came up with this idea for a solution: Pin It Popup Plugin for...
Notes on Zero to One by Peter Thiel

Notes on Zero to One by Peter Thiel

Zero to One by Peter Thiel Read: 08-04-2017 * * * * * Zero to One is about how to build companies that create new things. It draws on everything I've learned directly as a co-founder of PayPal and Palantir and then an investor in hundreds of startups, including...

Emojis That Work On Pinterest Board Titles

Turns out that Pinterest doesn't support the full set of universal emojis. I learned the hard way by adding an emoji to each board, only to discover shortly after that they didn't stick when I hit Save. So I found this list here to choose from. ☺ ☹️ ☀ ⛅ ⛈☁ ⚡ ☔☂❄ ☃⛄☕☘...

Places to list & promote your giveaway or contest

I've started doing giveaways on my site for travel related product and services using the Vyper Leaderboard software. I promote these giveaways to my e-mail list and on my social media, but the purpose of the giveaways is to reach a new audience, so I've been looking...

Tools to check your website’s page load speed

Some of the best tools I've discovered to test your website's page load speed: https://tools.pingdom.com/ – My #1 go to https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/ – Google's tool https://gtmetrix.com/ – Another third party tool I occasionally...

WordPress hosting discount on the host I use

WPEngine is the host that I use for many of my projects, including the travel site that I'm always talking about on this blog. I also have a VPS with Dreamhost and a few accounts with Bluehost. Basically my rules of thumb are: For sites that REALLY matter if they go...

Amazon FBA & Private Label Notes

Best YouTube Channels About Amazon FBA Discovered Sean Skreen on Reddit through a tutorial he posted and subscribed to his channel. He recommends Jungle Scout for discovering sales rank and competitiveness of niches. And also JumpSend for helping to get reviews....

Do you have Telegram?

My friend asked me if I have Telegram (https://telegram.org) and I asked, “What's that? An app for sending dirty photos?” And while that's true because of their end-to-end encryption and self destruct messaging features (although be wary of screenshots my...

How to post to your WordPress.org blog by e-mail

To be able to create new posts by e-mail, I installed the Postie Plugin. You'll need to create a secret e-mail address that you can check via POP3 access. This e-mail address could be @yourdomain.com or via Yahoo or Gmail or whatever free e-mail you'd like. ...

How to insert an example of code into WordPress

Enter <code>#INSERT CODE HERE </code> and put whatever you want inside the code brackets. More info here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Writing_Code_in_Your_Posts But that was not working at all for me. So I discovered that I could install the Prism...

Amazon Affiliate Sites

One of my websites relies heavily on revenue from the Amazon Associates Program. Here are notes and resources about building a profitable Amazon affiliate niche site. Amazon Affiliate Sites Case Studies 50 Amazon Affiliate Website Examples Making Money in a Niche by...

Pinterest Marketing

Pinterest Tips Hashtags don’t work on Pinterest. Stop using them. Instead use pipes (the symbol above the backwards slash + |). Example: branding | logos | color palette Pinterest Image Meta Data Data Pin URL img src="blog-post-image.jpg"...