Websites

Google AdSense – Bringing in the money

When I signed up for AdSense in October of 2006 I thought “Cool! Free money!” I already had a website, complete with affiliate links and paying customers. Adding a few Pay Per Click ads sounded like an easy way to bring in more money. Here is my real-life Google AdSense story 2006 In October 2006…

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Smart FTP Line Endings – Finally working in version 4.0!

I will let you in on a little known problem that sometimes causes files to do weird things when switched between Unix/Linux and Windows computers: Line endings are not your friend! You see, at the end of every line of code, there is something called a line ending. Linux machines (which are widely popular for…

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Why you should avoid a black background.

When I first got into web design, I loved nothing more than to create a lot of bright, cheerful colors on a black background. It looked good to me and that was all I really cared about. When I started to design websites professionally, I quickly learned that a solid black background is not the…

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Hostgator’s Upgraded Plans

I am VERY excited to announce that a few weeks ago, HostGator updated their hosting plans. ALL regular hosting accounts (Hatchling, Baby, and Business) now come with Unlimited Disk Space and Unlimited Bandwidth. Prices appear to be the same. Hatchling plan is $8.95 per month if paid monthly, 4.95 per month if you prepay 3…

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Domain Names For Sale!

I have the following domain names available for sale. Prices are negitiable and subject to change at any time. Most of these prices will go up after Christmas. txphone.com … $20 servingeasttexas.com … $20 ultimatecmssite.com … $20 embracethetemplates.com … $20 funtimesatwork.com … $30 santascience.com … $60 magicalcures.com … $75 poka.me … $80 chainsgalore.com … $100…

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Full Website Backup through cPanel

There are a few different kinds of backups that you can do through cPanel. A full website backup, as its name suggests, backs up your whole website. This includes the webpages you have made, any content management programs you are using along with their settings, any databases you are running, and any emails that are…

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Alexa Rankings

A friend of mine use to often brag about his “Alexa Ranking”. He was so proud of it … I was happy for him, but I didn’t really understand what it was. And I wondered if Alexa ranings are so good – why didn’t I have one? To sum it up, Alexa (owned by Amazon.com)…

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Chitika Ads – Initial Impression

I heard about Chitika ads around November 1, 2009 and decided to try them out on one of my other websites. They are similar to adsense in the fact that you get paid for when ads are clicked. They are different in the following ways: Chitika ads do not pay you for multiple clicks from…

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PayPerPost Review

While researching how much the average blogger earns and how they earn it, I ran into PayPerPost.com . The name pretty much says it all – when your website is selected by advertisers, you get paid to post the information they request on your blog. It sounded interesting, so I signed up. Here is what…

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An Honest Review of Google Adsense

If you are thinking that Google Adsense may be an easy way to monetize your already-popular website, you could be right. If you are thinking that Google Adsense could be an easy way to earn money from home with little or no effort – you are flat-out-wrong. Adsense does not make a very good “Get…

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