My name is Richard Kershaw. My mum tells people I “work with computers”. My dad has *finally* stopped telling people that I bet on greyhounds for a living.
I discovered affiliate marketing in summer 2005. I took a lot of persuading that making money online needn’t be anything to do with multi-level marketing, ponzi schemes or network marketing.
I earned my first commission – a whopping five pounds, c/o Empire Direct (RIP) – and I was hooked. I quit my day job at a low-rent startup six months later.
My company, Quality Nonsense Ltd, publishes popular webmaster tool Who Is Hosting This.
Serving 200,000+ visitors worldwide every month, the site has been featured in the New York Times and LifeHacker, and is recommended by the British government and the Association of Chief Police Officers.
Oh, and Stephen Fry loved our April Fool’s joke (even if our lawyers didn’t).
Over 150,000 people “Liked” Zombie Shopping Mall on FaceBook, while Stephen Fry and Simon Pegg have shared Wish.co.uk with many millions of followers in 2012.
Wish.co.uk: Press Coverage
- Interview at DomainSherpa
- Weird businesses that should’ve Titanicked in the recession
- PerformanceIn.com interview
Social Media Etc
I have spoken at a number of webmaster conferences, including…