Author Archives: Barry Wheeler

About Barry Wheeler

Barry Wheeler is a blogger, novice SEO, geek and passionate Newfoundlander. Operating several successful websites and online communities, Barry has started exploring the social internet and its impact on all facets of society including personal life and business relationships. Find Barry on Twitter @barrywheeler and FaceBook or on his website Barry Wheeler - Blogging for Success.

Change in Direction

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. Barry WheelerBarry Wheeler is a blogger, novice SEO, geek and passionate Newfoundlander. Operating several successful websites … Continue reading

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Corner Brook HR Company Joins the Web

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 … Continue reading

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So You Want to Get Rich Blogging?

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 … Continue reading

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Best Source of Passive Revenue

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 … Continue reading

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Search Penalty for Thin Content

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 … Continue reading

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Domain Registry of Canada Solicitation or Scam?

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 … Continue reading

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Village Music Starts Engaging the Corner Brook’s Music Scene

Village Music has been around Corner Brook for quite some time, offering people on Newfoundland’s west coast some of the best selection of instruments, equipment and supplies.  As a fixture in the Corner Brook music scene, Village Music has always been a friend to local musicians, reaching out to both young and old as well experienced and inexperienced musicians for over 12 years.  As a … Continue reading

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The Secret to Making Money Online

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 … Continue reading

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Why Traffic Exchanges Don’t Work

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. Barry WheelerBarry Wheeler is a blogger, novice SEO, geek and … Continue reading

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The Best Setup for Internet Gaming

When it comes to gaming, there are certain things you can do to make it the best experience possible, like using convenient tools from alienware.ca. Enjoy your game in style with these ideas for beefing up your bachelor pad. Have you ever had a friend critique your playing grounds? Have you ever had friends whose houses you wanted to stay at for hours just to … Continue reading

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