I recently posted a link to a story about Weblog Inc bringing in $1 Mil per year in AdSense revenue. It was a popular story circulated by many other bloggers too because people love to hear about people making money online, especially bloggers making money online. When the specific dollar amounts are released then people are even more … Read the rest of this entry »
As a solopreneur working from home you no doubt enjoy your independence. One of the main reasons you decided to start your own business was so you could choose when you work, how you work and where you work. You make the rules, you are the boss.
Business is going really well. You have clients, work to do … Read the rest of this entry »
Stick your hand up if you review website traffic logs everyday. Yep, me too. It’s an addiction only surpassed by that “send & receive” button on my email client. That button is clicked many times a day, sometimes multiple times an hour…ahh, it’s like a drug hit when you download a new email. Anyway, I digress, this is a … Read the rest of this entry »
SEO Book’s Aaron Wall was sued today by Traffic-Power.com for alleged inaccuracies and lies appearing in comments other people have left on his blog. If this case goes to trial, it’ll set an important precedent in the blogging community and the Internet at large, answering a critical question, particularly for business blogs: are the comments others leave on your
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This is a podcast audio by Jonathan Mizel interviewing Perry Marshall. It reviews a lot of the basics of using Google AdWords. If you are familiar with AdWords you might find this audio a little redundant but for the newbies interested in learning how to use the system I … Read the rest of this entry »
A while ago I came across a forum post by Eric Locken looking for start-up business entrepreneurs to interview. Eric had recently completed his first book, Net Success Interviews, which probed various entrepreneurs and CEOs from some very interesting businesses, including Half.com, Slashdot and Cheapflights.co.uk. His next book was to do the same but this time … Read the rest of this entry »
At the moment only geeks and savvy net users are utilising RSS. There is a fairly significant technical wall stopping RSS penetrating the mainstream. While the click-n-shoot subscription options (ala bloglines subscription button on this blog as an example) offer a reasonably simple method to subscribe to feeds it’s still not good enough. If my parents can’t get the … Read the rest of this entry »
Australian IT: THE publisher of a US men’s magazine has sued Google, alleging that the internet search giant is infringing on copyright by displaying thousands of pictures of nude women.
The magazine said it had already filed a complaint against Google in November 2004 claiming the web giant “is displaying hundreds of thousands of adult images, from the
One of the simplest methods to improve your search engine optimization is to look at the way you name your files. Keywords in file names is a good thing. Don’t call your webpages names like “services.html” or “products.html” actually use your keywords. Here is an example for you.
Let’s say you sell tennis balls online and you have three … Read the rest of this entry »
Many interesting business ideas have popped up aimed at leveraging the efficiencies available when you utilise the Internet as the order point for sales. Given our “global economy” and advanced manufacturing processes the time it takes to go from clicking the order button to shipping a product has made just in time (JIT) manufacturing a real option for many … Read the rest of this entry »
They kept it secret for a while but now the whole world knows Google has released a new instant messaging (IM) and voice over Internet software product called Google Talk.
The software is clearly aimed at taking on all the various IM and VOIP players in the market including Skype, MSN, Yahoo and AOL and is hoping to … Read the rest of this entry »
How to follow your motivation to get things done, working towards the big picture and staying happy.
My motivation tends to go through peaks and troughs as my interest in business projects moves from one focus to another. I’m always interested in business, that’s a given, but I don’t stay focused on one particular business and certainly never stick … Read the rest of this entry »
My blog post frequency has dropped a bit in the last few days and this is mainly because consistent work has started to come through for BetterEdit.com. I’ve got a few new original articles for this blog almost complete that I intend to have published in the next few days or so but I thought I would do … Read the rest of this entry »
I wrote an article titled Trackbacking Lies – How rel=Ã¢â‚¬ÂnofollowÃ¢â‚¬Â Stops Spreading the Love which outlined how the
rel="nofollow" line of code is placed on all comments and trackbacks on many blogs, including by default on any blog running WordPress, such as Entrepreneur’s Journey.
That line of code stops search engines following the link so as to theoretically … Read the rest of this entry »
I have another blog recommendation for you although if you know the blogosphere well then chances are you already know about this blogger. His name is Darren Rowse and of the 20 or so blogs he manages I recommend ProBlogger.net if you are interested in blogging for profits. When I first came across Darren I was pleasantly surprised to … Read the rest of this entry »
By free access to everyone I mean the United States, at least for the moment. Business 2.0 Magazine reports that Google may be creating a network of free Wi-Fi access in the United States. Evidence shows that Google has been buying up unused fiber-optic cable in the US in an effort to reduce it’s future bandwidth bill as it … Read the rest of this entry »
The teleseminar has been converted to an MP3 and is available for download or to stream. You can listen from here – http://perrymarshall.com/cmd.php?pg=286085&u=perrymarshall.com/keywords
This might be a little bit too late for many of my readers but I only just woke up to see an email from Perry Marshall who is pretty much my mentor when it … Read the rest of this entry »
You might remember my article on the Google sandbox, a theory that new websites must wait before Google will take them seriously and index them high up in the search results pages. The wait can take as long as 12 months and is designed to stop spam sites from showing up high in results.
With Yahoo! commanding a … Read the rest of this entry »
I’m a huge fan of nostalgia. I love to reminisce and one of my favourite pass times is to sit down in front of a classic video from my childhood – The Neverending Story, The Dark Crystal, The Labyrinth, Transformers – The Movie and the Princess Bride are some of the movies that formed the foundations … Read the rest of this entry »
Have you heard of a country called China? It’s big, very big, and full of people. Chances are you have started to hear a trickle of news talking about the future business ramifications of China’s surging economy. That trickle is becoming a stream and very soon will likely be an ocean as China economy booms and becomes the largest … Read the rest of this entry »