Category Affiliate Marketing

Getting Back On Track

The aim for 2018 was to sort this and my photography blog out and at least for the first couple of the weeks of the year that was on track. Since then it’s been pretty much downhill as I’ve ended up back in the hotseat and in front of a computer for what feels like… Read More

Focusing On The Year Ahead

The problem with being a part-time blogger is that missing one week can quickly become one month and so on. And that’s been the case with OLD and my photography blog ( So to try and be a tad more organised I’ve merged the two blogs. The intention is to be more proactive in terms… Read More

Foxy Bingo & The Great Affiliate Swindle

I hadn’t planned to write about affiliate marketing when I decided to restart this blog, but then something happened that requires comment. It’s something that has been largely ignored by the “performance” side of affiliate marketing but it’s worthy of note for a number of reasons. Firstly because of the actions taken by a merchant… Read More

Affiliate Window Now Offer Commission Per Assist

First off… yes a blog post!! The last one was in 2011 and a lot has happened since then with Loquax, affiliate marketing and anything else I used to comment on. OLD did go into a bit of retirement but it still got traffic so in 2014 I updated the theme and toyed with the… Read More

Interview With Mark Bowness Of Big British Giveaway

At Loquax we get to see a lot of different new sites and new competition ideas. One that caught our eye recently was Big British Giveaway – a forthcoming daily prize site that allows brands/retailers/sites/individuals to get themselves in front of a captive audience for 24 hours. A number of days have already been bought… Read More

Learning From Affiliate Christmas Past

Way back in the day we launched a festive shopping site called Xmastime. It still ranks, it still gets some traffic and over the years it’s had various refits. This year we’ve not touched it – no time and no inclination are perhaps the best reasons. Trying to guess what others want for Christmas whilst… Read More

Football Manager 1 SEO Learning 0

Ok, it’s a been a while since I blogged on here but I do have a very good excuse. It’s Kelvin Newman’s fault! Kelvin did a talk on Football Manager/Championship manager at Think Visibility titled “What I Learnt About Search Playing Championship Manager”. You can check out the slides for this over at Slideshare. Now… Read More

The Pick ‘n’ Mix Of ThinkVisibility 6

Despite being told several times by affiliate mates to “get to ThinkVis” oop North in Leeds, it’s taken to the sixth event to finally go and find out what it’s all about. Myself and Jude (@dragonbirdy) decided to let the train take the strain – the first positive of what turned out to be a… Read More

Toys R Us Make Changes To Their Voucher Code Policy

Voucher codes are back in the spotlight this week with the news that has been acquired by Whaleshark Media for a tidy $40million. Congratulations go to Duncan Jennings and his team. The work these guys have done in this sector is phenomenal and no doubt they’ll go on to bigger and better things. For… Read More

Gaming Merchants, Affiliates & Pesky Landing Pages!

A lot of merchants in the game sector (poker, casino and bingo) love their landing pages. They also love foisting their landing pages on their affiliates. They also love to telling their affiliates how great these landing pages are. Yet, I can’t stand them! Many are carbuncles on the landscape of affiliate marketing designed solely… Read More