How to Track Affiliate / Referral Sales in WP e-Commerce Shopping Cart Plugin for WordPress

I’ve been using the WP e-Commerce Shopping Cart plugin for WordPress for a few years now. Unfortunately there isn’t much in the way of affiliate or referral plugins for WP e-Commerce. I’ve been on the lookout for an easy solution to track referral sales. I didn’t need something as complex as most affiliate management systems. […]

WordPress Recent Comments with Excerpt and Gravatar

I build a lot of WordPress websites and it’s great that there are so many plugins available for various functions, but sometimes I run into a situation where the right plugin just doesn’t exist (or if it does I didn’t find it). I needed a widget to display the WordPress recent comments with the comment […]

How to Create a Simple Javascript popup window

Sometimes on your website you may want to open some content in a popup window rather than a new page, which allows the visitor to remain on the current page and view the new content. Here’s how you do this… Add the following javascript code to the header of your website (somewhere in between the […]

Install Windows XP from USB Flash Drive

I decided to opt for installing Windows XP via a USB Flash drive. I didn’t have an external DVD drive available. After following various complicated tutorials (which never did fully work for me) I found a very simple way to take the resulting Windows install files created by nLite (or copied from your Windows install disc) and create a bootable USB Flash drive

WordPress: How To Write a Blog Post

You are logged in to your WordPress-based website Dashboard, ready to write your first Blog post and suddenly you realize that you don’t know what to do. No worries. Follow these simple steps to publish a new Blog post…

Why I love WordPress

Choosing a WordPress-based website leaves you in control. It’s also a future-proof solution considering that WordPress is steadily growing as the most popular website platform…

How to Find the Absolute Path on Your Web Server

From time to time, especially when moving a website from one server to another, I have to find out what the “absolute path” of my website is. Absolute path pertains to the directory on the server that the website is installed on…

How to remove blank lines in dreamweaver

As I am creating websites I sometimes come across situations that require a more than basic knowledge and a bit of research to figure out. Here’s a helpful hint regarding removing blank lines from an html file using dreamweaver, should you ever want to do that without having to manually delete the lines… Click CTRL […]

I Finally Figured Out How to Accomplish More in a Day!

The key to doing more during a 24-hour day is DOING LESS! Here are some tips that have been working for me in my quest to have a more productive day…

Different Widgets for Different Pages

I love designing websites with WordPress. It makes it easy for my clients to edit content on their own versus other solutions. For the longest time I’ve been disappointed that WordPress didn’t have the ability to define which widgets show up on which pages. It’s a feature I’d love to see built-in. There are two plugins that have been around for a while but are new to me. The plugins are a solution to my problem…

Internet Marketing 101 presentation today

I am giving a presentation at a CEO Space Utah business networking meeting today on how to leverage the internet for business success. I put together a handout with some internet marketing, blogging, seo tips for attendees: http://www.poorrichards.net/internet-marketing-101

Some basics on Search Engine Optimization, Internet Marketing, Social Networking and Social Media Optimization

content is king…

Compel Them to Action

You’ve got a website right? And you have value and services to offer the world. What is your call to action?

Five Effective Business Networking Tools

Five Effective Business Networking Tools There are many ways to market a business product or service. Business Networking has proved to be very effective and is an essential skill for most business people, especially entrepreneurs. People are assets; many customers will make a choice over one business or the other because of the person representing […]

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