Practicing What I Preach

published on March 21, 2008

While I was writing the LOST: Lessons on Blogging posts, I was struck by the fact that I’m not practicing what I preach when it comes to one of the lessons. The last lesson was to “Know Where You’re Going” …


Let’s Try a Mailbag!

published on December 19, 2007

I’ve never tried this before but I figured I’d give it a go. If you’re familiar with Shoemoney’s question and answer posts, you’ll know the drill on this. Basically between now and tomorrow afternoon send in any and all questions …


Reader Question Session: Ad Rotating Plugin

published on November 5, 2007

Last week when I mentioned that I’d be using a plugin to rotate the 125×125 ad blocks that you see on the right of the page, I hoped it would generate some interest. It certainly did that, however, it did …


Reader Question Session: Which Plugin are you Using?

published on October 15, 2007

Usually for Monday’s Reader Question Sessions I pick and choose which question to answer. However, today there was an overwhelming number of questions in the comments and my inbox, all about the same thing. And, since I’m a big proponent …


How to Find AdSense Alternatives for Your Site

published on October 8, 2007

Last week, when I explained why I don’t use Google AdSense, Fiar’s comment among others, suggested there would be interest in reading about how I find alternative programs to monetize my sites. Apparently one of the big obstacles of getting …


Why I Don’t Use AdSense

published on October 1, 2007

Over the weekend, Ognjen of Ioncenter dropped me an email that I thought would be great for this week’s Reader Question Session. Ognjen asks, “I was wondering, why don’t you use Google AdSense in your blog?”   Well, to be …


5 Ways to Attract More Comments

published on September 24, 2007

One of the easiest ways to find out how well your blog is reaching people is to look at the level of comments. Are people interacting on your site? Are they actively participating with you and your content or are …


A Second Opinion on Social Media

published on September 21, 2007

As you may remember, yesterday I interviewed Muhammad Saleem asking all sorts of social media questions. After publishing that interview I was able to contact Karim Yergalliyev (aka supernova17) and get his opinions on some of the same questions. Let’s …