Online home business tutorials, tools and reviews

Martin Malden

Hello – my name is Martin. I escaped from the corporate world in 2009 and now earn my living online.

In total there are around 300 articles on here, lots of them evergreen, on learning how to work online and develop your own home business, primarily through affiliate marketing.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a student, a corporate slave, a retiree or a Military Veteran – if you need to supplement your salary, or your pension, or create a full-time income, then this site is for you. So dig in, explore and ask when you need to..!

If you have any questions on anything you read on here please not hesitate to contact me – I’ll be happy to help in any way I can.

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Could you use an additional stream of income? An affiliate marketing business is an excellent, low-cost way of developing a long-term income stream. No inventory to worry about, no customer support worries – just choose products (hundreds of thousands available), recommend them and earn a commission each time someone buys. Learn affiliate marketing with Wealthy… . . . Read more

WordPress 5.0 – Where to From Here?

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WordPress 5.0, along with the Gutenberg editor (now officially called the Block Editor), was released in early December 2018. The block editor on its own represents a major change for WordPress (it’s the first change to the editor for 10 years, and it’s a big one) but its implications are much wider: The block editor… . . . Read more

Summary (full details below): Product name:WPML WordPress Multilingual Plugin What it does:Enables you to create a professional multilingual WordPress website. Best quality translations, it brings probably the highest level of efficiency to managing multilingual WordPress websites – full details below Rating:4.90/5.00 Where to buy:WPML Price:From USD29.00, with other options DisclosurePlease assume any links on this… . . . Read more

I saw an interesting question today while browsing the queries for which this site has been returned in the search results: What is the difference between WordPress pages, WordPress posts and WordPress categories? Being able to use these three elements in the way they are intended can make a big difference to how your site… . . . Read more

Summary (full details below): Product name:Aweber Automated Email Marketing What it does:It is an automated email marketing system, collecting subscribers’ email addresses and sending out emails as defined by you. It offers extensive training and cutting-edge technologies, ensures you’re in compliance with current legislation and protects you in the event of problems. Full details below… . . . Read more

Things to consider when changing your theme

The short answer is ‘Yes, it can do’, but not necessarily always for the worse. It could improve your SEO or it could make it worse, and the effect it has depends on a few things:How you set up your META tags (SEO title, SEO description, index/noindex tags, etc)How good the coding of the new… . . . Read more

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

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

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, and that is what is covered in this article. Creating dual language functionality on WordPress websites is covered here. Dual language sites… . . . Read more

This is a guest post by Ashlee McCullen, a staff writer on Apron Addicts. I’m sometimes surprised at the sheer number of people I meet who blog or write for the web and yet don’t know HTML. While you don’t need to know web technologies in-depth to make money online, you’ll find that knowing at… . . . Read more

With the ever increasing emphasis on quality-of-content in the search engines’ algorithms, making sure you update or clear out articles which are either out of date or of little value is important. So I spent a lot of time recently reviewing and either updating or trashing old articles on this site. I wrote back here… . . . Read more

Does Your Site Pass the Website Speed Test?

For some time now Google has taken website (or, rather, page) load-times into account when ranking pages in their search results. The reason is simple: fast page-load speeds give your visitors a better experience, and Google is all about improving web users’ experience. Because of this, I’m not surprised to see questions in the forums… . . . Read more

I love flying, but I hate travelling by air. The entire process becomes more unpleasant every year. So when I had to travel to the UK recently for a family emergency, I determined to use a different approach: instead of taking a direct flight with mediocre service and uncomfortable seats, I decided to break the… . . . Read more