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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Shady online stores that doctor their store photos

Dietpilluniverse.com is a website that advertises on Google whenever somebody searches for “weight loss”.  The main page of the site is very similar to the fake review format found on affiliate sites (they are not an affiliate as they sell their products directly).  Its about page shows the following image:
However, running Google Street View on [...]

The hidden costs of trading stocks

A lot of brokerage companies advertise commissions for trades for $10, $5, free, etc.  What they don’t tell you are all the hidden transaction costs.
The short and simple story

For the biggest companies that can be traded the bid-ask spread is usually one penny.  If the bid-ask spread is a penny, your hidden transaction costs are [...]

What science has to say about weight loss

If you have the time and inclination, you can use Google Scholar to search academic literature on weight loss.  Here is my quick and dirty take on the literature out there.
For most people, it really is about eating less calories
Historically, a problem with diet research is that the researchers weren’t able to track what the [...]

Wrinkle Cream Affiliate Programs

Coming back to an earlier post over a year ago I am starting a list of the wrinkle cream affiliate programs.  They will do nothing but try to sell you a product through affiliates that will say any thing to get you to their site.
Here is one:  Dermajuv
http://www.dermajuv.com/aff/
Dermajuv affiliate program.  They have many affiliate shills [...]