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Personal Share Portfolio Tracker

Share Portfolio Tracker, Equity Portfolio Widget, Stock Market Price Gadget, Share Market Portfolio Plugin? After days of painstaking struggle I still haven't come up with a cool name for the code I've written. I know what it does though! It allows our readers to track their own portfolios on their own websites and it looks a little like what we've got going on over there to the right. Basically, you fill in a form online with a few details about which shares you have in your portfolio (or shares that you'd like to track), hit a button and viola, your personalised code...

Web promotion, It’s been a while….

A big part of attempting to make a buck from a website (in our case, to invest it and turn into a cool mill) is figuring out how to drive traffic there to begin with. I've had my fair share of luck in the past with web promotion (I run a handful of travel-related sites that together, bring in two million odd visitors each year - and I do mean odd) but I'm yet to bring that sort of success to a blog. To be fair, a couple of the larger sites have been around since 2001 and the search engines...

Setting Up for Online Earnings

While the London Markets take a well-earned breather for the May Day long weekend, I've been hard at work adding content, earning potential and setting up a few social media connections to Investor Trader in an attempt to jump start this little project. I've kicked things off with a couple of online earners - Google Adsense and ADVFN - an investment portal that offers, amongst a range of financial services, the Holy Grail of the online investor, free real-time London share prices. The portfolio page now tracks market data (on a 15 minute delay) so we can all see the value of...