Is Your Link Cloaker Losing You Sales

The reason most people cloak their links is because everyone has told them that a link cloaker will improve their affiliate sales! They say that a lot of reason people don't click on affiliate links is because they don't trust those long ugly looking affiliate links. Another reason for cloaking your links is to prevent those unscrupulous people from hijacking your links! This is all done in the hope of increasing your affiliate sales! Well, it seems that most of the link cloakers out there are failing their jobs. While they may be 'prettifying' those ugly affiliate links they're failing in some other major areas. This has lead me to trialling a new Affiliate Link Cloaker on my easy sports betting site. You can see that link cloaker in action in this post. How Your Link Cloaker May Be Failing You There are several ways that your link cloaker may be failing you. Let's look at a few. Browser Switching! I've never heard about browser switching before but apparently people do this to bypass potential affiliate links. According to their findings 1 in 10 people switch browsers. Dead Links! If you're like me and promote a lot of affiliates I think it's safe to say that a lot of those links are now dead links. So instead of directing potential buyers to a sales page all they're getting is a 404 page. Consequently any possible sale is lost. WP Link Shield, yeah that's what the plugin is called, will instead direct those…

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My.ayboll.com Review

Whenever possible I will some of the ways I've used in my blogging for money venture. For the last month I've been trialling my.ayboll.com. You've probably seen the ads at the bottom of my posts. If not the image below is a screenshot of those ads. I had to take a screen shot because those ads no longer appear on this blog. My.ayboll.com Review As A Revenue Earner My.ayboll.com is supposed to look like content but earn like premium advertising. The idea of being able to earn like 'premium advertising' appealed to me so I decided to give it a go. The only positive I could find was that it was very easy to install. In just under a month my.ayboll.com produced 43 clicks from 3216 views. I don't know about you but I find that pretty low. Even though they're supposed to pay per click (PPC) none of those clicks produced any income. Nor did I get any revenue share. This isn't all surprising as you only earn revenue from sales resulting from those clicks. If I had earned even a cent per click I would have considered keeping those ads in the hope of some future revenue share but as that didn't occur I've decided to give my.ayboll.com the flick. One thing that I did love about my.ayboll.com is their reporting. Take the image below for an example. It seems that desktops still rule the roost. Mobiles are catching up with close to 50% of the views and the tablets…

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Thesis V2.03 White Screen Of Death

Way back in 2013 I wrote a post called Why Thesis V2.03 Still Sucks. I've never liked Thesis which is why I run in on my Load Of Bullshit blog. Anyway, two years ago I tried to update that blog in the hope that their latest Thesis V2.03 would be better than the one I was running V1.8.6. As it turned out Thesis V2.03 was even more crappier than the one I was running. Shit, it wouldn't even load. All I got was the white screen of death. So I hit the Forums in the hope someone there could help. No joy there at all. So I decided to stick with the older version. Anyway, I've noticed of late that Google has been sending out emails about how important it was to have blogs / websites that were mobile friendly. (More about that in the next post). Something had to be done because Google hated the version of Thesis that I was using. So, some two years later I head on over to the Thesis to download their latest theme. Imagine my surprise when they were still using Thesis V2.03!   :doh_tb: Surely they would have resolved the white screen of death issue? So I installed the latest Thesis V2.03 only to find that it still did not work. I still got the irritating white screen of death. Once again their forums were useless!  :wallbash_tb: Thesis V2.03 Is Dead To Me   That's it! I've had enough. I know I paid good money…

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