How To Maximize Profits From Your Facebook Fan Page

If you have a Facebook Fan Page, it’d be a good idea to  capture the email addresses of your fans, so that you can contact them whenever you want. Here are the steps to capturing your fans’ email addresses:

  1. You need to subscribe to an email marketing service like Aweber.
  2. Add your opt-in form (which you’ll obtain from Aweber) on to your Facebook Fan page.
  3. Offer a free gift like a report or a video to motivate your fans to opt-in to your mailing list.

Since adding an opt-in form can be a bit technical for many people, here’s a cool video I found that shows you how to do it… Read more

Video Tutorial: How To Install A WordPress Blog in 5 Minutes

Here’s a great video tutorial that shows you how to set up your WordPress blog quickly and easily.

Note: You will need a domain and a web hosting account with the Fantastico Suite before you proceed.


Facebook’s Public Relations Fiasco

Have you ever heard the saying…

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!

Well, I’m guessing the executives at Facebook have never heard the saying before because if they have, they wouldn’t have shot themselves in the foot by redesigning their home page.

According to several online polls, over 90% of Facebook users hate the new design. And I am one of them.

Their original home page design was just fine. I don’t understand why they feel the need to tinker with it. The redesign has now turned into a public relations headache for them.

So, the lesson of the day is:

Listen to your customers. Unless they tell you that they want something changed, leave it alone.

How To Choose The Best Affiliate Programs To Promote

Promoting affiliate products is a fast and easy way to generate cash for your business.

The merchant would handle the product development, fulfillment, payment processing and customer support. All you have to do is just send visitors to their website.

However, with so many affiliate programs out there, choosing a great program can be a challenge.

So here are five elements to look for when choosing an affiliate program:

1. Conversion rate

The first and most important element in an affiliate program is the conversion rate. You need to know how successful is the merchant’s sales page in converting visitors to customers.

This metric is critical especially if you’re advertising the affiliate product. You must be able to calculate whether you’ll be profitable with your advertising campaign. Read more

How To Check For Broken Links On Your WordPress Blogs

Rosalind Gardner, the founder of Net Profits Today recently recommended an awesome plugin for WordPress blogs.

It’s called Broken Link Checker.

This plugin checks for broken links and missing images on your WordPress blog. And it will notify you through your blog’s dashboard if any are found.

Here’s a list of Broken Link Checker’s features:

  • Checks your posts (and pages) in the background.
  • Detects links that don’t work and missing images.
  • Notifies you on the Dashboard if any are found.
  • Makes broken links display differently in posts (optional).
  • Link checking intervals can be configured, the default is set to 72 hours.
  • New/modified posts are checked ASAP.
  • You can unlink or edit broken links in the *Manage -> Broken Links* tab.

Click here to download for free.

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