Tuesday, July 27, 2010

20 FREE Joomla Extension Downloads


Here are some very useful Joomla extensions that can be downloaded for free. If you have problems with any of these extensions please drop in a mail to heshansomaratne@yahoo.com as I have used all of these extensions on one of my sites so I can help you out.

1)    Alexa Rank Display – A module to display the Alexa Rank of your website. DOWNLOAD

2)    All Videos – All Videos Extension allows you to embed online streaming videos inside your content items as well as your own video or audio content that resides either on your server or some remote server. DOWNLOAD

3)    Bookmark Site – Shows Bookmark icons to help your visitors quickly bookmkar your site. DOWNLOAD


4)    Classified Ads Component – A great classified ad component that allows your visitors to ad classified ads from the front end (also allows adding pics). Also allows the admin to add/edit ads from the back end. DOWNLOAD 1 (Component)
                    DOWNLOAD 2 (Ads)

                    DOWNLOAD 3 (Menu)
                    DOWNLOAD 4 (Search)

5)    Content Editor JCE – This is one of the best content editors. Much better than the default Joomla Content editor. DOWNLOAD

6) Fireboard Forum – A great extension to start your own forum on Joomla. Search on youtube to learn how to install this great Joomla Forum Extension. DOWNLOAD

7)  Phoca Gallery – This is a very useful extension if you want to have your own picture gallery in your site. Users can also add pictures and create their own albums  from the front end. Pictures can be zoomed as well. DOWNLOAD

8) Insert Component Into Article Extension – This great extension allows you to insert a component into an Article. Very useful if you want to move a certain component into the homepage of your site. DOWNLOAD

9) Insert Script To Article – Allows you to insert a Javascript into an article. DOWNLOAD

10) Invite Friends To Site Extension – An extension that allows your visitors to invite their friends to view your site by typing in their email address . DOWNLOAD

11) JComments – Allows visitors to post comments into your articles. Comments can be approved automatically or manually. DOWNLOAD

12) Joomla Hitcounter – Shows how many visitors you got into your site. Quick way of monitoring the traffic. DOWNLOAD

13) Light Box (Slim Box) – Read more about this @ http://tinyurl.com/4mjlx68 DOWNLOAD

14) Modules Anywhere Plugin – This plugin allows you to position your modules anywhere you want. DOWNLOAD

15)  Smart Blog – A great blog component that allows your visitors to maintain their own blog in your site, great way of building content. DOWNLOAD

16)  Sobi2 – Best FREE classified ad component for Joomla Users. There are many more plugins of Sobi2 as well read and download all of them from the following link


17) Social Bookmarking Module – Easy module that makes it conviniet for your visitors to bookmark your site by displaying the icons of all the popular bookmarking sites. DOWNLOAD

18) Tabs Extension – An extension that allows you to display different articles in several different tabs, very useful if you want to display a lot of content on the homepage without make the site very large. DOWNLOAD

19) URL Encrypt – Allows you to encrypt your URL to protect it from hackers.

Ex – instead of having the backend URL to YOURSITENAME.com/administrator

you can change it to


Then no one will know the URL to access the backend of your site. Also notifies you when ever someone tries to access the backend of your site. DOWNLOAD

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Best Affiliate Program To Make Money Fast


Today there are so many affiliate programs out there, networks like CJ, Clickbank, Link Share, Zanox etc are being used by many affiliates to make money fast. But there is a problem with all of these programs, which is that none of them actually train their affiliates or show them how to sell the products.

So if you are looking for an affiliate program that has a great set of products and show you exactly how to promote them using videos and also by answering your questions when ever you get stuck somewhere then Second Tier affiliate program is for you. The Second Tier is NOT ONLY a great affiliate network but it’s also an affiliate training center.  

There are several advantages of working as an affiliate for Second Tier. The main advantage the affiliates have over the others is that they get brilliant Second Tier video training by Brent Coppieters (Affiliate Manager of Second Tier). Every Monday Brent does a video that anyone can watch through www.UStream.com where he discusses affiliate marketing tips and answers questions by affiliates.
The Second Tier  gives its highest priority to the affiliates unlike other affiliate networks that take days just to reply to an email by an affiliate. So I would certainly recommend all  affiliates to join Second Tier. And again like all other affiliate network it’s totally free to join. Second Tier also provides great set of tools for each product like banners, email ads (to be used in email marketing campaigns), text link ads etc and also shows you how to use them.

With out a doubt Second Tier is the best place to get TOTALLY FREE affiliate training to promote some great products.

Monday, July 5, 2010

Become A World Class Blogger


Creating a blog is a must if you want to make money fast online, so here we will quickly discuss how to become a successful blogger in point form so you easily achieve your goal to make money online,

  • When writing a blog point out the gains and the losses for the user very clearly. Which would pursue them to buy the product. Just get to the point straight away.

  • Don’t persuade or push the user into buying it but slowly tell them how they can benefit. Make it a story instead of a sales letter, since people enjoy reading a real story than reading a sales letter trying to pursue them to buy something. Mention how well it has worked for you.

  • 25% of the online communities read blogs, so if you can provide some interesting topics for your readers you can be certain to making a sale.

  • Give your reader something exciting to read, and go easy on the advertising. The main idea should be to provide something interesting and keep the readers attention.

  • Always mention your blog in newsletters and emails, it’s a great way to drive FREE traffic to your blog. Also make use of an email subscription service to allow your visitors to subscribe to your blog. It helps to keep visitors coming back to your blog.

  • Try to make your blog look good, choose a good background color, add some cool photos, adding music is always an option. Think of your blog as a website. The easy option would be to make use of a blog template. You can find some here


Even the make money fast blog was created using a template.  

  • The hardest part of course is getting visitors to your blog. Try to exchange links with other web masters and blog owners. Use traffic exchanges, submit press releases and view the discussions in online money making forums (this is a brilliant source of information).

  • Charity and donations capture peoples eye, and you can always talk about that in your blog that will give a good impression about your blog. And if you are using Squidoo its even easier, there is a built in option that allows the Squidoo lens owner to donate money to various charities around the world.

  • Focus on the keywords, select your primary keyword even before writing the blog. I would advice you to use the Google Adwords Tool.

  • Keep updating your blog, Google loves blogs/sites that get updated often.

  • Bookmark your blog with sites like Delicious, Diigo, Digg, Reddit, Stubmbleupon. And if possible request your friends to bookmark your blog, since they all count as incoming links to your blog.

  • Always keep a section with your contact details, there are some good blogs out there with no contact details and you just might miss out on a chance to exchange some links without this.

  • Make use of the Google Follow Me Widget that will allow your visitors to know when your blog is updated and when many people are following your blog it gives a good impression to a brand new visitor since it shows that your blog is already popular in the blogging community. 
  • Its important to make your blog look professional and not like a make money scam so avoid using too many flashy banners and stuff !

These just a few good points to keep in mind for any blogger. I will be sharing more quick ways to make money online, so watch out for that. Click the below link to learn how to make money from your blog.