Amazon Associate Site Maintenance

Amazon Associates Tips

Every once in a while you should revisit posts or pages that include Amazon affiliate links. Sometimes the product you link to has moved or been removed from the site. If you haven’t already, add SiteStripe. It lets you create links as soon as you find a product you like. From the product page you … Read more

Where can I get photos for my blog?

Where can I get photos for my blog?

Be careful about photos. Don’t just take photos off other sites and use them. Do not use photos from “free” photo sites. Sometimes they are actually copyrighted and you can get hit with a lawsuit. This really happens. I cannot stress enough to be careful about photos. Take photos yourself. You don’t have to have … Read more

Amazon Ad Caching

Amazon Associates Tips

Amazon caches the ads on your site to make them display faster when someone loads a page. When you make changes to the page, you can’t really see the changes correctly right away. They changes are made. Anyone coming to the page will see the changes. But you are seeing some kinda confusing cached stuff. … Read more

How Long Does Amazon Take?

Amazon Associates Tips

If I understand the question, you want to know how long it takes to make money from Amazon Associates ads. How long does it take from when someone clicks an Amazon ad on my site until I get paid if they buy something? When someone clicks your link, puts the item in their shopping cart … Read more

AdSense Ad Serving Limit

Help! I just got a message from Google that says “The number of ads you can show has been limited. For details, go to the Policy center.” What do I do? It happens. The first time I got this message I really panicked.  I also got an email that said; Ad serving limit placed on … Read more

What is a Good Format for a Blog Post or Web Page?

You can write any way that you enjoy, but here are some format ideas that may make it easier. One Standard Format Introductory Paragraph Bulleted List Three more paragraphs with more information about the things in the bulleted list. Call to Action There are a lot of other options and variations. Features and Benefits Introductory … Read more

Is it a Post or a Page?

Is it a Post or a Page?

This is your blog. You can make your own rules. Is a Post or a Page Better? They are different, but one is not better than the other. You can link to posts and pages in your menus and links. Both posts and pages show up in search results on your Blog. Google doesn’t seem … Read more