Blog entries by ThePOGG

  1. A few days ago I launched a new initiative at ThePOGG.com – ThePOGG Deposit Guarantee. Having put in a lot of time and thought, I’ve selected a small number of venues that I’m very confident will always treat players fairly and who, when there is an issue where they decide to confiscate...
  2. I think most of us have at one time or another tried to think about what the best way to rank the programs you advertise is. In many ways it depends on your business strategy and what you’re trying to achieve with your site. Maximizing profits is certainly one route that many affiliates choose...
  3. From the day I started ThePOGG I’ve always been completely focused on customer service. The truth is that prior to setting up the site, I couldn’t have told you anything and marketing and wouldn’t have been able to tell you what SEO stood for. What I did and do know is gambling, both in the...
  4. In the last few weeks – specifically while I’ve been stranded with thepogg.com down and a lot of time on my hands where I could only wait for the programmer to fix the issues – I’ve been re-reviewing the various casinos we list. This is a very time consuming processing that involves checking for...
  5. After engaging with a redesign of our Casino Dispute Mediation section, we were just about to launch the new design and seek feedback when we thought we should update WordPress. I’d love to say this was a mistake, but I guess being fair that this would all have gone wrong whenever we update, and...
  6. I’m beginning to see the disadvantages in reviewing the programs that approach me in the order that they approach me. It’s something that affiliate managers in general seem to take no notice of, that being the site policy on reviewing casino venues. They all just seem to assume that they’ll...
  7. No matter where you want to go in life, if it’s worth getting to it’s a long road. The London Affiliate Conference is no exception. We’ll be setting out while the sun is still in its bed tomorrow morning (the car will be packed tonight) for what will no doubt be a very long drive down. Once we...
  8. This month seems to have been one long string of negativity. Starting with the Spielo G2 scandal. For those who aren’t in the loop on this one, Spielo G2 designed multiple Hi/Lo card games where the play cards did not behave like playing cards. Alongside this they put out a host of other games...