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Sexy female sitting on a large football with red and yellow cards / Sexy Frau sitzt auf einem großen Fußball mit roten und gelben Karten

Why Football is Better than Sex !

In 2008, a survey carried out by Canon in six European countries(1) came up with the remarkable result that 72 per cent of those asked said they would prefer 90 minutes watching their favourite team rather than an intimate evening with their...
Young woman opening empty coin purse / Junge Frau, die eine leere Geldbörse öffnet

Get Permission to Use Images Displayed on Soccerwidow

Copyright Law & Licencing The images we use for illustration purposes throughout this website are often stock photos, purchased from outstanding libraries such as Shutterstock. Image: alexkatkov (Shutterstock) We sometimes modify these...
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Alexa Rank, Visitor Count & Country Popularity – Accuracy Problem

What is Alexa Ranking? How Important is it? In order to compare websites and evaluate their popularity there are several tools on the Internet which generate comparison information. One of the most well-known is Alexa Rank. Alexa is a subsidiary...
Soccer ball on cell phone; broken glass mobile phone / Fußball bricht durchs Handy; viele Glasscherben

Website Traffic Report: Soccerwidow / Fussballwitwe – October 2013

It is not just website owners who are interested in how their site performs or how much traffic their website receives. Concrete information about website traffic, visitor numbers, and page views is also particularly interesting for agencies...
African child playing football at the cattle post / Afrikanisches Kind spielt Fußball im Rindergehege

Observations of EPL Football Mania in Uganda

The Start of it All: In early January 2011, this article was one of the first ever written in the Soccerwidow blog. I remember it clearly; another hot, sunny day on the verandah of our residence in Lugala, towards the end of our 2-year stay...
Surprised woman looking over a white wall / Frau schaut über eine weiße Wand mit überraschten Augen

How do I Hide or Disguise my IP Address?

Sometimes, it may be necessary to hide or disguise your IP address. Why? Perhaps you need to access blocked sites (e.g. Betfair, BBC, Facebook, etc.) that are temporarily or permanently not accessible due to your location, or maybe you need...
Justice blindfolded with money on a scale / Gerechtigkeit mit verbundenen Augen mit Geld auf einer Waage

Soccerwidow Match Preview Pause in Betfair German Blog

Unfortunately, this announcement is not good news for those of you who like to follow Soccerwidow’s regular match previews published in the German Betfair blog: With immediate effect, there will be a pause until further notice. Image: kanvag...
Group of tiny people walking into a gate shaped like a keyhole / Gruppe sehr kleiner Menschen läuft durch ein Tor in Schlüssellochform

How Long Until My Blog Reaches 1,000 Daily Visitors?

This is a question confronting many bloggers and whilst some achieve this goal faster than others, many never do. However, it certainly depends a lot upon the topic of the blog and how much time is put into it. One observation of mine is that...
Woman leaning on a 0,- / Frau lehnt an einer 0, -

Google Adsense Clickers Must not Return to Source!

Although paradoxical, your Web site has to do everything possible to ensure that visitors who click on your Adsense adverts do not push the back button immediately, thus returning to your Web site. If they do this the advert click is wasted...
Digits of right hand shackled by chains / Finger der rechten Hand durch Ketten gefesselt

Do “Pay-per-Sale” Affiliate Programmes Pay?

One way a blog can theoretically make money is by registering with affiliate programmes. Pay-per-sale is an online advertisement system where the publisher or Web site owner is paid according to the number of sales directly generated by an advert....