Online Marketing

Where to Get Reliable Internet Marketing Advice

by Barbara Feldman September 8, 2009

I don’t usually promote Internet marketing products for several reasons. First, there aren’t many good products out there. And for those few good products, the truth is that my primary audience of parents and teachers isn’t interested in Internet marketing, so why bother? But I know that a handful of my readers do have websites and are interested in learning how to take them to the next level. So, even though there only a few of you (you know who you are!) I felt an […]

State Affiliate Sales Tax Issue

by Barbara Feldman June 30, 2009

On open letter to Fox News, in response to their reporting on Amazon’s firing of affiliates in Hawaii. You can watch the specific news clip here. [Editor's Update] Just an hour after writing this, I received an Affiliate Termination letter from, firing all their California affiliates. California hasn’t yet passed this Affiliate Tax, but online retailers are taking the “bull by the horns” and preemptively canning their affiliates in affected states. Dear Fox News, Your newscasters need an education in what an Internet affiliate […]

Litter Box Reviews

by Barbara Feldman September 26, 2008

I had so much fun with this this week, that I just had to share it. My newest site isn’t quite finished yet, but it’s fleshed out enough to give you an idea of where it is going. Litter Box Roundup will be litter box reviews with reader feedback and something I’ve never done before: a site mascot. Meet gLitter. She’s the site mascot. That’s her on the masthead. And she has her own blog and Twitter account. She will be responsible for site spirit […]

I Got a Facelift!

by Barbara Feldman June 5, 2008

On Tuesday I had a milestone birthday, and yesterday I got a facelift. Okay… it wasn’t my face exactly, but rather the Surfnetkids Content Widgets for websites: Daily Factoid, Daily Chuckle, Educational Quote, Coloring Page of the Day, and Game of the Day. Do you manage the website for your organization, or have your site? Then you know how difficult it is to create new, family-friendly content on a daily basis. The Surfnetkids Web Widgets are content applets that are easy to add to your […]

Amazon Widgets

by Barbara Feldman September 17, 2007

Amazon now has single page where they list all their widgets. Some are strictly for Amazon affiliates, while others can be used by everyone. Here’s a sample Product Cloud widget, and a short description from Amazon: “The Product Cloud widget shows clusters of product titles that are relevant to your page. The font size of the title in the cloud indicates how relevant the product is to your page – the larger the title, the more closely the product should match the topics on your […]

Agloco Toolbar Being Released

by Barbara Feldman April 9, 2007

Agloco (the free membership site that lets you earn while you surf the Net) will be releasing its toolbar this week. They are rolling it out in stages, with the earliest members getting it first. If you have joined, you will get an email when your account is activated for toolbar use. If you have NOT joined, now’s the time to do so:

Back-To-School Printables Club Special

by Barbara Feldman August 28, 2006

Back-to-School is a very special season here at And to celebrate we are offering a never before special price on the Surfnetkids Printables Club: a ninety-day membership for just $3.99. This offer will disappear on September 17 (the day my son leaves for college) so click now to take advantage of this special pricing:Printables Club: Back-to-School Special