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Entries Tagged as 'WordPress/Blogging'

Link Saturation & Backlink Indexing – Free Ping Hack Script

May 2nd, 2009 · 15 Comments

UPDATE (5/2/09): The script originally referenced in this post is no longer available (the author, LinkyMe, mysteriously disappeared – along with his site). If you read my previous post about link saturation, unindexed referrers, and third-party sitemaps (Don’t Waste Backlinks – Tell Googlebot About Unindexed Referrers…) then you probably had either one of the following […]

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Update on Making Money with a WordPress eBay RSS Blog

September 28th, 2007 · 5 Comments

The nay-sayers said it couldn’t be done because of dupe content issues. Some people commented and said they tried it before and it was not-so-great. As usual, “whatever”. So the hell what if you didn’t make money? Doesn’t mean it can’t be done. The blog did make money and is making money. This week was […]

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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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Pimpin’ IS Easy – Make Money Pimping Affiliate Marketing Offers

July 9th, 2007 · 13 Comments

I know ya heard pimpin’ ain’t easy. But you’ve gotta make money somehow, and if you’re reading DIY Dollars then you want to know how to make money without having a job (in the traditional sense). Is there any better way to make a lot of money and have fun while you’re doing it, than […]

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Tags: Site Monetization · WordPress/Blogging

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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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

Guest Writer Invitation – What Do You Know Best?

May 24th, 2007 · Comments Off

Writing is a dirty job…but somebody’s gotta do it. I’m not the only one who should be gettin the money for nothing and the hot chicks for free – so I’d like to let some of you guys be a guest writer on this blog. I will publish one guest article each week, and am […]

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Tags: News · WordPress/Blogging

6 Blogging / WordPress Articles Actually Worth Reading

May 12th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Dontcha hate having to learn stuff by trial-and-error? It’s best to learn things by other people’s experience: it takes less time and is much safer. (Which I guess I could appreciate more if I worked with power saws, for example.) Even in the world of blogging, there are things that can go wrong and it’s […]

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John Chow’s Blog – A Great Resource for Online Entrepreneurs

May 5th, 2007 · 7 Comments

If you’re here, you’re here because you want to make money for yourself – as a business owner, a freelancer, or maybe even as a blogger. (Unless you’re just here because of my immensely popular TurboGrafx-16 post. Gee, thanks LinkSwarm and digg…for all the traffic. From mostly non-entrepreneurial video game fans.)

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Tags: Marketing · WordPress/Blogging