Category Archive: General

Jun
10

Version 3.0 of the datafeed import plugin for wordpress coming soon

I will be launching a new version of the datafeed import plugin for wordpress in the next two weeks. I am really excited about this major new version of the plugin as it will bring some fantastic new features to the plugin. I am not going to reveal what those are for now, but keep …

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Jun
01

Building up and Affiliate Business

As many of you will already know, especially if you have been coming to this blog and my own personal blog ‘MattHouldsworth.com‘. I have been dabbling in affiliate marketing for some 7 or 8 years. Prior to the birth of our daughter I had built up quite a good business, earning a modest sum each …

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Jan
26

Thanks for the detailed information tradedoubler!

Hello matthew from XXX, Your participation has now ended for the XXX program.  You can not generate any further commissions for this program. Any commissions as yet unpaid to you will still be paid. Best regards, TradeDoubler —————————————————————————————————— Well thanks for that tradedoubler… erm, why, what eh? Some more detail would help, come on tradedoubler… …

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Jan
25

Datafeed Import Plugin for WordPress

In recent posts I have been referring to projects that I have been working on for the last few months. One of those projects is the Datafeed Import Plugin for wordpress. This is a plugin that I have developed myself out of a need that I have in my affiliate business. In Early 2009 I …

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Jan
16

Long time out of affiliate marketing

The last six months have been very busy for me, we were married in August and since then I have been concentrating on some software development, more of which to come in the coming weeks as I am sure it will be of great interested to Affiliate marketers and readers of this blog. As a …

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Jan
16

Earning From Affiliates – Recovering from hack and Google sandbox

Well it has been some time since I last posted, this was because both earning from affiliates and my Matt Houldsworth.com blogs were both hacked. Following which they were both binned by google. I have spent many hours writing to google (and others) to get both sites off the black list as the hack was …

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Feb
05

Affiliate Applications – pending after 3 months

In another of my series of posts about the length of time it takes for some merchants to review and approve or deny applications to their programs, I have today noticed that an application with Staples on buy.at has now been outstanding for nearly 3 months… good job I do not really want to promote …

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Jan
29

Suffering from Poor Data Feeds

I am currently facing significant problems with the quality of datafeeds provided by some merchants. I have blogged about this before which from memory quickly became a rant. Although I feel like having a rant about these current problem I will endeavor to write a thoughtful post about the problems I am having in the …

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Jan
27

Gearing up for Valentines Day

Valentines Day is only a few days away, these things seem to come up quicker and quicker! If you run a site that is in a niche related to valentines day it is now time to start gearing up those sites to deal with the valentines day rush. Think about reviewing your sites, ensure everything …

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Jan
23

What Is an Affiliate Niche

When you read about affiliate marketing, the general advice will be to find a good niche, this is great advice but what does it mean. Many people write this without actually thinking about what is involved and how one can go about finding your perfect niche. What is a niche? A niche is a word …

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