Reviews of Internet Marketing Products, Services and Training Sites

Here’s a series of articles on different products, services or membership sites that I’ve used.

I either currently use, or have used in the past, everything that’s reviewed in this section.

If I no longer use a particular product or service that doesn’t mean that it’s bad. It just means that my business needs changed.

Click the headline to read the full review and leave a comment under the article if you need any clarifications.

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 […]

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The economy has changed, fundamentally and forever. The consumer driven economy that grew through the early 2000’s came crashing down in 2008. It was a debt-fuelled growth and, as always happens, the chickens eventually came home to roost. Since 2008 a lot of us have felt a lot of pain. Consumer spending has been slashed […]

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I’ve struggled with this problem for a long time: how to attract targetted readers to this site and, as a result, make money from it. I’ve read books, joined forums and tried a whole bunch of different things, and nothing really worked. I stumbled along doing the best I could, not really getting the results […]

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So you want to start making money on the Internet? Then you’d better learn how to sell online. Luckily, a friend of mine has just released an online course that would be well worth a look. Selling Online Basics is aimed at people who are interested in setting up a small online business to make […]

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Darren Rowse (ProBlogger) has released a new ebook: ProBlogger’s Guide to Your First Week of Blogging. I bought it last week, and here are my thoughts: Overall, it’s a clearly laid out roadmap for anyone starting a new blog. It’s also a good checklist for anyone who’s been blogging for a while but whose blog’s […]

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I’m currently in the middle of a website project for a client who wants a high quality video player to demonstrate their post production work online. Working with my business partner, Siam Communications, we reviewed a considerable number of players and eventually opted for the JW Player, created by LongTail Video. The JW Player has […]

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A short while ago I reviewed the W3 Total Cache plugin for WordPress. Careful chappie that I am, I always review the source code of new articles immediately after they’ve been published, to make sure all my on-page SEO stuff looks OK. So I was a bit surprised when I reviewed the source code of […]

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Despite my commitment to reducing the number of plugins I use on this site, I just added two. But one is a swap out, so my net increase is only one. I’ll write about that one next time. This time I want to talk about the W3 Total Cache plugin. I’ve known about the increase […]

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