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Entries from August 2007

Smart Site Creation & Management with Mass Account Manager

August 28th, 2007 · 8 Comments

As you know, one of my rules is to automate as much as possible. If a computer can do the job, a human shouldn’t do it. That’s why I value PHP so much; it allows me to automate a lot of mundane tasks. I have scripts to find me expiring domain names. I have a […]

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Tags: Tools

Google AdSense Hacks

August 28th, 2007 · 16 Comments

If you have a blog or website, you probably know that Google AdSense is a great way to monetize your content and earn a few bucks. Some people make a fortune with AdSense, while other site owners only make a few pennies a day. Have you ever wondered exactly what it takes to rake in […]

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Tags: Site Monetization

How to Tell Comment Spam from Commenters Just Trying to Get Backlinks

August 17th, 2007 · 6 Comments

We have discussed this controversy lately, partly because I’ve advocated the use of Comment Hut in past posts. It made one guy pretty mad, and it made me laugh actually because it’s nothing to blow one’s stack over. So I thought I’d share an example of actual spam. Here is the latest comment I received: […]

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Tags: WordPress/Blogging

Elite SEO Tools? We’ll See.

August 14th, 2007 · 6 Comments

“Elite Seo tools”. When you hear someone say something like that, you can usually count on there being a long ad for someone’s $97-a-month membership site that gives you access to some “tool”. And of course there’s usually “only 13 spots left!” so you need to act immediately or you’ll be a loser who misses […]

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Tags: SEO

Real Estate Options that are FAST & PROFITABLE All the Time

August 9th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Real estate isn’t as hard or intimidating as it might seem. A few months ago, I wrote a post about us putting our house up for sale and doing it FSBO (for sale by owner). This is a follow-up post about some things we learned along the way and some important changes we made that […]

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration · Business How-To's · DIY Life

Making Money Online Without a Job: This is Where to Start

August 3rd, 2007 · 10 Comments

This is an entrepreneur’s blog, more than anything else. It’s a self-employment blog and it’s meant to show you how to make money for yourself. Hence the name: DIY means “do it yourself”. So what’s more DIY than sittin’ at home and checking your PayPal account to see how much money is rolling in? And […]

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Tags: Business How-To's

How to Make Money Online According to Charlie Chan

August 1st, 2007 · 8 Comments

Whenever I don’t know what to do, I look at my bracelet. It’s one of those yellow rubber bracelets that has the letters WWCCD. You know, What Would Charlie Chan Do?

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Tags: Advice & Inspiration