Switching Wordpress Blogs to Https Without Losing Social Proof

How to Switch WP Blogs to Https Without Losing Social Proof

Switching WordPress Blogs to Https Without Losing Social Proof

Switching your blog to https has a significant impact on the social proof related to all published posts.

While the share count buttons for Twitter and LinkedIn will preserve the figures they previously displayed, the buttons for Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and Stumbleupon will reset to zero.

That’s because the latter social media networks don’t consider https pages as being the same thing as their relevant http versions. (more…)

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CommentLuv Support for Fixing the Errors Caused by Https Links

CommentLuv: How to Fix the Errors Caused by Https Links

CommentLuv Support for Fixing the Errors Caused by Https Links

CommentLuv is a popular WordPress plugin that unfortunately hasn’t been updated lately.

More and more bloggers switch their blogs to https. But CommentLuv doesn’t like these links. And it displays errors in some specific cases.

I can hear you saying that you didn’t switch to https yet, so CommentLuv works fine for you.

No, it doesn’t. So keep reading, this article is useful also for you. (more…)

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Affiliate Marketing Traps

4 Types of Affiliate Terms Traps Jeopardizing Your Commissions

Affiliate Marketing Traps

Most people don’t read the Terms section. It’s a fact. And affiliate marketers don’t make an exception.

Today I’ll reveal four types of traps that sometimes are included in the Affiliate Terms and seriously jeopardize your commissions.

The most unpleasant consequence of some of these traps is that if you don’t read and understand the Terms, then you’ll not be able to detect the trap and you’ll keep promoting such a program.

Awful. A continuous loss of commissions. (more…)

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Blogging Issues Affecting Email Deliverability

3 Little Known Blogging Issues Affecting Email Deliverability

Blogging Issues Affecting Email Deliverability

Both the bloggers and the other email marketers send their emails via professional email marketing services. So what’s so specific to bloggers?

Well, some blogs send emails… “New blog post” email notifications. Or “Your comment on the post X has a new reply.”

No third party service to help your email deliverability. You’re on your own.

And you don’t want your email notifications to land in spam folders. Discovering at the end of the day that your domain name was blacklisted – the worst case scenario – would be scary. (more…)

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Stop Spam from Pinterest Group Boards

Pinterest Group Boards: How to Stop “X sent you a Pin” Spam

Update, April 12, 2017: Pinterest silently removed from the help section the references to the group chat feature. It seems that the spam has been stopped.
Stop Spam from Pinterest Group Boards

Several days ago I logged into my Pinterest account. Quite many messages were waiting for me in the Messages tab.

All of them were claiming that X or Y sent me a pin. Geez, everyone suddenly started to spam me?

Very unlikely. I said to myself, “There’s something fishy here, Pinterest.”

So I took a break and I pinned something to a group board that I created.

Huge surprise… I got a message that claimed that I sent a pin. It even had the option of reporting it as spam. Kind of reporting myself for the spam I didn’t send. (more…)

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