What is your definition of the word "easy"? If it’s "lie back and do nothing", then there are no easy to grow orchids for you. But if your definition of "easy" is not having to work more than a few minutes a day on maintaining a plant after doing a lot of research selecting a plant, then there are such things as easy to grow orchids for you. Although all orchids are tricky to grow in comparison to many other plant species, here is a look at two easy to grow orchids.
In comparison to many other kinds of orchids, the Phalaenopsis orchids, or moth orchids, are easy to grow orchids. They come in a variety of colors and can be successfully grown in a home and not a hothouse or special greenhouse. Some moth orchids come with spots and stripes, while others are in solid colors. More colors and patterns are trying to be developed by orchid lovers.
Moth Orchids need to be kept in temperatures between 55 and 85 degrees Fahrenheit. Try not to make the temperature changes too quickly. 60 degrees at night is okay, with 75 and 80 degrees during the day. Since it would cost a fortune to keep your whole house at this temperature, you need to get supplemental lighting for moth orchids.
You can put the orchids in front of a sunny window, but that’s taking chances. To make a more steady and predictable temperature, you need to place a fluorescent light about a foot above this easy to grow orchid. Wildly swinging temperatures can make your orchids flowers drop off before they bloom.
Dendrobium Hybrid Orchids
"Dens", as they are nicknamed, are a genus of the species orchids that has over 1200 varieties for you to choose from. They come in widely differing shapes, sizes and colors. Some of these easy to grow orchids are very small, while others can bloom as big as your palm. They’ve learned how to grow in many kinds of environments, which is why they are considered easy to grow orchids.
Even more than moth orchids, "dens" require a high degree of humidity ion order to thrive. Moth orchids can do well placed in a shallow tray of water to mimic tropical humidity, but "dens" need more. Some need to be misted regularly. They need access to greenhouses part of the year.
Don’t completely soak the orchids when watering, although "dens" need frequent watering to help mimic tropical conditions. You might want to keep misting them with water in summer weather.
Are you a webmaster who needs funds to keep your website running? Or is your website the only way for you to earn income? Whichever you are, for as long as you are a webmaster or a web publisher and you need cash, affiliate marketing may work well for you. With affiliate marketing, you may get a lot of cash pouring into your bank account easily. And if your website is rich in great contents and you want to earn more profit, why not get into the Google Adsense program as well?
Why Affiliate Marketing?
Well, simply because affiliate marketing is the easiest and probably the best way to earn profits online, unless otherwise you are a businessman and would rather sell your own products online than advertise other businessman’s products on your site. But even online retailers can benefit from affiliate marketing programs, because affiliate marketing actually works for merchants as well as it works for the affiliates.
Affiliate marketing, simply said, is a relationship or agreement made between two websites, with one site being the merchant’s website and the other being the affiliate’s site. In the relationship, the affiliate agrees to let the merchant advertise his products on the affiliate’s site. The merchant, on the other hand, would agree to pay the affiliate in whatever method they have agreed into. This would generally mean easy income for the affiliate, as he would do nothing but place the retailer’s ad on his site. This would also be very beneficial for the merchant, as getting affiliates to advertise their products would be a lot more affordable than hiring an advertising firm to promote their products.
There are a variety of methods on how the merchant would compensate the affiliate for his services, and for the webmaster, these methods simply translates to the method by which he would earn easy cash. Among the more common methods of compensation are the pay-per-click method, the pay-per-lead method, and the pay-per-sale method. The pay-per-click method is the method most preferred by affiliates, for their site’s visitor would only have to visit the advertiser’s site for them to gain money. The other two methods, on the other hand, are better preferred by merchants, as they would only have to compensate you if your visitor becomes one of their registrants or if the visitor would actually buy their products.
Getting much profit on affiliate marketing programs, however, does not depend so much on the compensation method is it does on the traffic generated by your site. A website that can attract more visitors would generally have the greater chance of profiting in affiliate marketing programs.
What about Google Adsense?
Google Adsense is actually some sort of an affiliate marketing program. In Google Adsense, Google act as the intermediary between the affiliates and the merchants. The merchant, or the advertiser, would simply sign up with Google and provide the latter with text ads pertaining to their products. These ads, which is actually a link to the advertiser’s website, would then appear on Google searches as well as on the websites owned by the affiliates, or by those webmasters who have signed up with the Google Adsense program.
While one can find a lot of similarities between Google Adsense and other affiliate marketing programs, you can also see a lot of differences. In Google Adsense, all the webmaster has to do is place a code on his website and Google takes care of the rest. The ads that Google would place on your site would generally be relevant to the content of your site. This would be advantageous both for you and for the advertiser, as the visitors of your site would more or less be actually interested with the products being advertised.
The Google Adsense program compensates the affiliate in a pay-per-click basis. The advertisers would pay Google a certain amount each time their ad on your site is clicked and Google would then forward this amount to you through checks, although only after Google have deducted their share of the amount. Google Adsense checks are usually delivered monthly. Also, the Google Adsense program provides webmasters with a tracking tool that allows you to monitor the earnings you actually get from a certain ad.
So, where do all of these lead us to?
Where else but to profits, profits and even more profits! Affiliate marketing programs and the Google Adsense program simply work, whether you are the merchant or the affiliate. For the merchant’s side, a lot of money can be saved if advertising effort is concentrated on affiliate marketing rather than on dealing with advertising firms. For the webmaster, you can easily gain a lot of profits just by doing what you do best, and that is by creating websites. And if you combine all your profits from both the Google Adsense program and other affiliate marketing programs, it would surely convert to a large amount of cash.
Image by Danny Choo via FlickrAll the products that you want to sell online are ready. You have already signed up with the Google Adsense program or with other affiliate marketing programs and you have already prepared the ad you want to post on your affiliate’s site. Your mind is now set to being the next most successful online businessman. But is there anything else that you might have forgotten to prepare? Maybe none. But how about your landing pages? Are they all set for your business?
Landing pages are simply web pages where visitors are directed to whenever they click a result in a web search or whenever they click a web ad. For affiliate marketing, landing pages would refer to the web page where you, as a merchant, would want your potential customer to be directed after clicking your ad on your affiliate’s website. Landing pages are, at most times, nothing really different from other web pages in a particular website, especially if the said website is an e-commerce site. Some online businessmen would even use the homepage of their websites as the landing page for their ads. Are these businessmen making a big mistake? Or should you follow their method in creating landing pages for their ads?
Well, you can always follow what most online retailers do, directing their potential customers to the homepages of their websites. But if you want to achieve something more from your online business, and if you want to earn a lot of profits, you better create a special landing page for your web ads. Why? Here are a few reasons why you need to use landing pages for your web ads. And take note, it would do you a lot better if you create a great landing page than a so-so one.
Reason no. 1: It is the only way you earn conversions in an affiliate marketing program.
There are a variety of affiliate marketing programs today, but most of these programs let the merchant pay the affiliate in a pay per click basis. Basically, all you have to do is sign up with the program and submit your ad. The program owner would then distribute your ad to various affiliates who would then place your ad on their websites. Whenever your ad is clicked, a visitor would be directed to your landing page and you would have to pay the affiliate for his service.
As a merchant, you earn in an affiliate program through conversions—that is whenever a visitor that is directed to your site actually buys a product on your site. Without these conversions, you actually earn nothing from the program. Also, the more visitors that your affiliates have directed to your site, the larger would your expense be. And the only way that you can recover from these expenses is through conversions.
Now, you sure won’t get any conversion if you have posted an ad on your affiliate’s site without an actual landing page for the potential customer to be redirected into. It’s just like advertising a product without actually having a store to sell your product. Your advertisement may be enticing enough to encourage people to purchase a product, but without the landing page, how will they know how to purchase the product
It is therefore important to have landing pages for your ads because it is the only way for you to earn something in an affiliate program. Without landing pages, all you do is spend money paying your affiliates without actually getting anything in return.
Reason no. 2: Other web pages may just not be enough.
Many people make the mistake of making their website’s homepage as the landing page for their ads. The same is true for those who make use of other pages like a “contact us” page or a product page. Homepages are often designed to serve multiple users and contains a lot of links to other pages or to other websites. The same is with the other two pages mentioned. If you want to be successful in an affiliate program, we’re sure that you don’t want your landing page to cater to the needs of various people, most of which may not be really interested with your product.
When choosing a landing page, you must always have the customer directed into that page in mind. Therefore, your landing page must be relevant to the keywords and the contents you placed on your ad. It is also important that the landing page can induce your visitor to take action—that is to purchase your product or at least provide leads for potential customers.
You probably entered into an affiliate marketing program with these things in mind: to save on advertising expenses and to gain more profit. But if you get into an affiliate marketing program without actually having a landing page, you’ll end up paying too much without getting anything in return. So if you still don’t have a landing page for your ads, you better start creating one now. And don’t get us wrong; it isn’t enough for you to have just a landing page—it should be a great landing page!
Tune Card is a prepaid Visa Card from Tune Money Sdn Bhd,Malaysia. This prepaid card is widely use in Malaysia and going to be introduce in all Asean countries. Tune Card is becoming more popular since it can cash out money from PayPal. As we all know, Malaysia is still not recognize by PayPal to use local bank.
Anyway, Tune Card is reliable, cheap and easy to signup. Just Log in to www.tunemoney.com and fill in your details online.
Here are a few tips for newbie for reload for the first time.
You can choose to walk in to any POS Malaysia,CIMB Bank or Bank Simpanan Nasional branches
Then, fill up a cash Deposit Form (Pos Akaun 39/CIMB Collect Service Form/BSN Deposit/Bayaran/Tuntutan Form)with the following information
Tune Card Reference Number (Will be given to you when you successfully sign up)
Your NRIC/passport number
Amount (Minimum RM 50)
Your Contact Number
Remember to collect receipt as proof of your payment, in case the money is not there in your account.
4. How to receive your card?
After making the payment, you have to wait for 7 working days (West Malaysia) and 10 working days (East Malaysia) from the day your initial load. The Tune Card will be sent to your selected Pos Malaysia Branch that you select during your signup process.
Make sure you select Pos Malaysia that is near to your place.If you fail to collect the card within 21 days then Pos Malaysia will return it back to Tune Money Sdn Bhd.
ALERT : Tune Money will NOT notify you through email,letter or phone when your card is ready. If you are not sure, you still can call them at 03-20928555 (new customer service no)
What to bring?
Remember to bring along your original IC or Passport as proof of your identity for validation. RM 3 will be charge upon collection. Make sure all the details is correct before leaving the place.
Max banner ad is a new awesome plugin from Pawan. A creative plugin creator and developer.If you like to put affiliate banner to make money online beside Google Adsense in your WordPress blog,then this plugin is definitely for you to install. Usually for newbie like me, adding banner meaning I have to edit my wordpress theme. Coding the theme is not my speciality or hobby because I will end up make my theme looks uglier or worst.
But Max Banner Ads Plugin will allows you to easily add and rotate banners without editing any themes or codes. Plus, Max Banner Ads Plugin will display data and statistic like impressions and click through, so you can track how well your banner performed. Just watch the video below to see how easy and profitable this Max Banner Ads Plugin is