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Oliver Partridge

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Have been trying Affiliate Marketing since May 2011 alongside my full time IT manager job as well as my freelance work (link in sig). I have a passion for the internet so find this stuff fun!

 

revamped home page

20th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

Who knows Mark, but we would love to know what you changed to get your site ranked higher...!

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Working In Pages vs. Posts in Wordpress

17th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

Its quite easy, when editing the home page, highlight the text that you would to make a link for to one of the other pages, click on the Add Link icon on the Wordpress toolbar, then Link to existing content (you can search on the page name) and thats it. In the example below I have a Terms and Conditions page that I can link to [Image no...

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Internet changing and the government jumping in?

8th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

I have retro-fitted one site to be compliant already. For anyone who is interested I used the following jquery plugin http://cookies.dev.wolf-software.com/ to get consent from visitors I managed to get the site down from 7 cookies in total to just 4 GA cookies. This comprised of: 4 x Google Analytics cookies 1 x Session cookie generated by...

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Internet changing and the government jumping in?

7th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

The other thing you may want to watch if you run UK based websites is the new EU Privacy Cookie laws which came into effect 25th May 2011. Site owners were given a year to get their house in order, after which the ICO could levy fines of up to £500,000 if their websites were found to be non-compliant.

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WP Static page remains blank..

31st January, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

looks alright to me, i can see your homepage. Try clearing your internet browser (Firefox/IE7/8/9/Chrome) cache - cookies/history/etc [Image no longer available]

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Possible Niche: UK extended warranties

25th January, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

No, not misunderstood and I see what you mean. I watched a programme a few days ago called superscrimpers which highlighted that warranties bought at the time of purchase were over-priced and that better deals could be had by approaching specialised warranty providers. My idea would be the same as the comparison websites out there, but...

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Possible Niche: UK extended warranties

23rd January, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

Hi All, thought I would float this idea to see what my fellow affiliates think, marketing extended warranties for white goods (e.g. washing machines, Hi-Fi's etc) and cars? Has anyone tried a site based on financial products before and what are people's thoughts on likely success?

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5 On-page SEO Techniques That You Should Start Exploring this Year

3rd September, 2011

Has anyone ever tried to use the Open Graph Protocol? Something invented at facebook http://ogp.me/

5 On-page SEO Techniques That You Should Start Exploring this Year

26th August, 2011

I didn't know about the authorship and humans.txt factors, will have to investigate them further, If it is a blog, does the number of comments add any value to being 'trustworthy'?

revamped home page

20th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

Who knows Mark, but we would love to know what you changed to get your site ranked higher...!

Read Full Entry | 7 comments

Working In Pages vs. Posts in Wordpress

17th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

Its quite easy, when editing the home page, highlight the text that you would to make a link for to one of the other pages, click on the Add Link icon on the Wordpress toolbar, then Link to existing content (you can search on the page name) and thats it. In the example below I have a Terms and Conditions page that I can link to [Image no...

Read Full Entry | 9 comments

Internet changing and the government jumping in?

8th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

I have retro-fitted one site to be compliant already. For anyone who is interested I used the following jquery plugin http://cookies.dev.wolf-software.com/ to get consent from visitors I managed to get the site down from 7 cookies in total to just 4 GA cookies. This comprised of: 4 x Google Analytics cookies 1 x Session cookie generated by...

Read Full Entry | 7 comments

Internet changing and the government jumping in?

7th February, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

The other thing you may want to watch if you run UK based websites is the new EU Privacy Cookie laws which came into effect 25th May 2011. Site owners were given a year to get their house in order, after which the ICO could levy fines of up to £500,000 if their websites were found to be non-compliant.

Read Full Entry | 7 comments

WP Static page remains blank..

31st January, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

looks alright to me, i can see your homepage. Try clearing your internet browser (Firefox/IE7/8/9/Chrome) cache - cookies/history/etc [Image no longer available]

Read Full Entry | 5 comments

Possible Niche: UK extended warranties

25th January, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

No, not misunderstood and I see what you mean. I watched a programme a few days ago called superscrimpers which highlighted that warranties bought at the time of purchase were over-priced and that better deals could be had by approaching specialised warranty providers. My idea would be the same as the comparison websites out there, but...

Read Full Entry | 3 comments

Possible Niche: UK extended warranties

23rd January, 2012 - Posted by Oliver Partridge

Hi All, thought I would float this idea to see what my fellow affiliates think, marketing extended warranties for white goods (e.g. washing machines, Hi-Fi's etc) and cars? Has anyone tried a site based on financial products before and what are people's thoughts on likely success?

Read Full Entry | 3 comments

5 On-page SEO Techniques That You Should Start Exploring this Year

3rd September, 2011

Has anyone ever tried to use the Open Graph Protocol? Something invented at facebook http://ogp.me/

5 On-page SEO Techniques That You Should Start Exploring this Year

26th August, 2011

I didn't know about the authorship and humans.txt factors, will have to investigate them further, If it is a blog, does the number of comments add any value to being 'trustworthy'?