Welcome to Wealthydragon

Martin Malden

This blog contains around 300 articles on learning how to work online.

While many of them are still applicable today, there are also a lot that are now out of date, because a while ago I changed my business to focus on designing, building and maintaining WordPress websites.

To do that I left this blog in place but set up a new site, specifically for that business. That one contains up to date articles on working with WordPress, security online and marketing tips and hints.

Get the up-to-date stuff here

Since I’ve been an Independent Trivita Business Owner I’ve occasionally been surprised at the reaction I’ve got from people when they’ve found out. They’ve ranged from me being told I’m promoting something illegal, to being called an Avon Lady promoting an unverified product. At first it came as quite a shock, especially as those reactions… . . . Read more

If I woke up in the middle of the night 6 weeks ago, needing to go to the bathroom, I could barely walk. The pain in my feet was excruciating. Getting up in the morning was the same: in both cases, just in order to get out of the bedroom I had to lean my… . . . Read more

This is a guest post from Emma J Fox, of Pitstop Media. Most, if not all, SEO companies today include social media marketing in their SEO packages for clients. There’s no doubt that social media is already closely intertwined with Internet marketing and website optimisation. Social media sites have become the playing field where businesses… . . . Read more

This is a guest post from Tim Wilson at HostPapa. Web hosting is essential for anyone who wants to build their own website, and there are many providers that offer hosting services. Some provide a quality service – others, not so much. And, unfortunately, some companies blatantly cheat or mislead customers. This being the case… . . . Read more

I wrote back here about how to create a dual language website if you’re building a static HTML site. This time I’ll go through the process if you’re building your site on WordPress. Multi-Lingual Websites on WordPress With WordPress you have 3 options for creating a dual- or multi-language website: First option – two languages… . . . Read more

Living as an ex-pat in Hong Kong I’m often asked to create websites in dual languages (Chinese and English). Creating dual language functionality if you’re building a static HTML website is very straightforward. If you’re building them on WordPress you have to follow a different process but it’s still not difficult. I’ve covered the process… . . . Read more

For some years I’ve used and recommended the Login Lockdown plugin. It’s designed to protect your WordPress website from brute force attacks by locking out anyone who makes more than a specified number of unsuccessful log in attempts over a given period of time. However, Login Lockdown hasn’t been updated in nearly 3 years, which… . . . Read more

This is a guest post by Matt Carter of Matts Marketing Blog. In business, whether in the real world or the digital world, success requires a certain amount of adaptability when game-changing events occur. This was amply displayed recently in the digital world by the earth shattering effects of Google’s Panda update in the SEO… . . . Read more