It’s been a long winding trip down the blogging highway and the time has come for me to take a new direction both personally and professionally. As my regular readers have noticed I have not been actively blogging much lately, primarily due to the both personal and professional reasons.Continue Reading
There’s many small companies that grapple with whether or not they should have a web presence. Many small business owners are sole proprietors or the mom-and-pop type companies that wonder what benefits having a “web presence” will have for them.
Until recently, Corner Stone HR Inc located in Corner Brook, NL was one of these companies. Offering Human Resources Consulting and Human Resources Services, Corner Stone is owned and operated by Carla May. Her company was doing great work with other companies in the area and her customer testimonials indicated that she was hitting her mark with the consulting services she was offering.Continue Reading
Many of my readers have sent messages wondering why I haven’t been blogging on a
regular basis. Others have sent desperate messages indicating they want to get rich blogging, hoping that I can show them the ‘magic formula’ that other bloggers are promoting.
To answer the first question, I haven’t stopped blogging on a regular basis. I have simply stopped writing blog posts here on a regular basis. I have a large network of sites that occupy my time and I have other business interests that takes me away from writing here on my personal blog on a regular basis.Continue Reading
Several bloggers in my area were having a debate over the best source of passive revenue for their blogs. We all run about the same size blog network and have close to the same number of readers on our popular sites but what we found was amazing was the different conversion rates we were seeing from these sites and the varying amount of passive revenue generated. Each blogger had their preference and were using different revenue sources for their passive income streams for a variety of reasons.Continue Reading
After receiving an email indicating one of my sites would be subjected to a manual search penalty in the Google Search Index because of “thin content”, it made me reevaluate many of my websites and compare them to the Google Webmaster’s Guidelines. Most of my online real estate focused on passive income from Google Adsense and utilized what was up until this point, a proven technique for developing profitable websites.Continue Reading
Back several years ago I wrote a practice of the Domain Registry of Canada using a tactic known as domain slamming to obtain business. This is where they arbitrarily use their position as a domain register, find the contact information of people who have registered domains and send them what looks like a very legitimate invoice. While I feel this practice is highly unethical, what bothers me even more is that I’ve contacted this company about 25 times asking to be permanently removed from their mailing list. Obviously it hasn’t worked because tonight, I received another solicitation from you guessed it – the Domain Registry of Canada.Continue Reading
Is there a secret to making money online? Is it possible to get rich while making money online? The answer to both of these questions is a resounding “yes”. There is a secret to making money online and it is possible to get rich but it unlikely to happen for those who are looking for a way to get rich without working.
Regardless of what you are told, what you read, what you are promised by all those sites trying to show you how to make money online, the biggest secret they are not telling you is that it isn’t easy. There is no easy way to make money online. There is no quick way to get rich online.Continue Reading
Novice webmasters struggle to build traffic to their websites. They are lured by scams and schemes promising them enormous amounts of targeted traffic. One such traffic source that I’ve been seeing promoted more and more lately is traffic exchange services.
Let me put this in plain words – traffic exchange services don’t work.
Here’s why.Continue Reading