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Entries from June 2007

Why I Don’t Read Your Blog

June 6th, 2007 · 5 Comments

How many blogs exist? There are about 70 million blogs. A total guess here: I’ve probably heard of or seen links to maybe 1000 of those in all my browsing of the web. Out of those, I might have clicked on 100. So do I read 100 blogs? Do I subscribe to 100 feeds? Nope, […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · WordPress/Blogging

From the BBS to the Blog: How WordPress is Like WWIV

June 5th, 2007 · 5 Comments

If you’ve been online long enough, you might remember when there was no such thing as MySpace, there was nothing remotely similar to eBay, and you actually personally knew many of the people you chatted with online. (Oh yeah, and going online was done via 2400 baud modem – which was plenty fast.) If you […]

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Tags: WordPress/Blogging

links for 2007-06-05

June 5th, 2007 · Comments Off

Google Keeps Tweaking Its Search Engine – New York Times Google’s algorithm is it’s most closely guarded secret, and of course this article tells you nothing about it. Interesting read nonetheless. (tags: google ranking algorithm search seo) diggwatcher – Digg Story Watcher Great app that keeps you updated on the diggs, etc. that a story […]

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Tags: News

links for 2007-06-04

June 4th, 2007 · Comments Off

best of craigslist : Door to door religious idiots Funny story. Trust me. Read it. (tags: charismatic religious soul-winning door-to-door solicitor) United Shapes of America « strange maps The great country of the USA not lookin’ so great when drawn from memory. Weirdness ensues. (tags: usa map america memory) 25 Best Movies You’ve Never Seen […]

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Tags: News

I Was a Television Abstainer for 5 Years and Loved It

June 3rd, 2007 · 20 Comments

Next time you whine about how there’s not enough time in a day/week/month to get things done, do a couple of things. One, remember our pal Elvis and his whole TCB thing. Taking Care of Business was so cool to Elvis, he made a lightning-bolt TCB logo and put it everywhere. The second thing you […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · DIY Life

Don’t Waste Backlinks: Tell Googlebot About Unindexed Referrers with a 3rd-Party Sitemap

June 2nd, 2007 · 16 Comments

Many of you readers are also bloggers – I know this because I sometimes get comments to posts like “Great post!” and there’s a link in there. (That’s fine. I’m glad you stopped by. But say something useful or ask a question if you could – we don’t take kindly to spam ’round these parts.) […]

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Tags: SEO · WordPress/Blogging

The Secret is a Big Scam. Sorry to Break the News.

June 1st, 2007 · 14 Comments

There is a lot of hype out there surrounding the New Age book/DVD called The Secret, by Wanda Byrne. Everywhere I turn, someone is talking about it; it’s gotten press on Oprah, Larry King, and Saturday Night Live even did a skit about it. Being naturally curious (OK- maybe nosy is more like it), I […]

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Tags: Marketing · Money Management · News · Uncategorized