Referral, or better known as affiliates are quite a risky business setup as you have to rely that any person you send to someone else that you would be paid for it. As I am sure some may tell but affiliate marketing is where quite a lot of income is made (and myself included).
While I have little interest in reviewing any affiliate services, the only one I am going to review is the one that is found at Co.CC. I have written about Co.CC before (such as: How to make the perfect e-mail address), have used it myself for so many throw away websites or “in creation / trial” websites (even Just a Community and Post2Trade used Co.CC at one point) and can personally say that Co.CC is a very good service. Continue reading →
For my more loyal readers, you are likely aware that in the year 2008 I wrote an article called “Reasons why you shouldn’t use a free forum host” which outlined a few problems with using a free forum host. While it was not my best written work (is any ?) it did explain that if you was to use a free forum host then make sure to keep backups if you can.
A few days ago I learnt that IPBFree went off-line suddenly and so many forum administrators have now finally lost their forums and likely had no backups what so ever. Searching around, all I can see about what happened was that IPBFree was taken off-line relating to DMCA matters which does not surprise me as IPBFree was a forum service filled with warez forums. Continue reading →
I can honestly say that everybody has seen what a forum is. Most people would have used one and some would have owned one. There was a time where setting up forums was a long process and costly but due to technology, this is no longer the case.
Free forum hosting has been around for a long while now. Personally, the last time I actually used a free forum host for an actual reason other then to see how well a service is, must have been around 2-4 years now.