Saturday, June 6, 2009

Blog software

An easy way to create a website, is to start a blog. A blog is like a web based journal. You can use a blog like this one, at, or use a more flexible one like Either one can be hosted for you, or for maximum flexibility, hosted on your own domain.

Posting Pictures

If you have a lot of photos you need to post to your website, we suggest JAlbum. You can post to your own server, or use their server. The software adds your pictures to a album, you pick what skin or look you want, and all the thumbnails, links, web pages, etc. are built for you, ready to publish. You can see some of our photo albums, hosted at jalbum and on our own site at:

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Paypal, not just for paypal users

Using Paypal for processing allows you to accept payment from anyone with a credit card, not just folks with Paypal accounts. They do not need to sign up for a Paypal account to pay you for your product. We have been using Paypal for almost 10 years, with no problems. You can get a debit card to pay for your items, and transfer money between a bank account and your Paypal account.

Sign up for PayPal and start accepting credit card payments instantly.

Your Mailing List

The best way to keep people up to date on your news, products, and promotions is with a mailing list. AWEBER runs one of the best systems for email campaigns, mailing lists, follow up, and tracking results. Bouncing email, subscribe/unsubscribe, web forms for you to integrate into your website, it's all there, and easy to use.

AWeber - Email Marketing Made Easy

The Ultimate in Web Hosting

Our main website,, has been hosted with what we consider the ultimate web hosting company. The prices are reasonable, the up time is superb, and the tech support is nothing less than fantastic. I have never had a response that took more than 3 minutes, any time of day or night. We have been using them for over 5 years, and highly recommend them.

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We use the PayDotCom service to sell our ebooks, and help folks become affiliates of our ebooks, so they get a commission for promoting our products. If you have a product or service you want to sell, and want others to sell for you, this is a good service.

Making Money with Amazon

Being a Amazon affiliate is a great way to earn cash or gift certificates. We set up a Amazon Store (, and earn over $200 / month with no effort. Drop me a line at if you want a store set up.

Making Adsense Pay

We came across a great method to use Adsense to bring in a supplementary income, or maybe even a primary one. I take advertising claims with a grain of salt, so $20k or more a month stretches my belief a bit, but I have proven $500 a month is doable.

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Even if you don't use that program, just adding Adsense code to your website like at left will bring is some money every time someone clicks an ad.