Archive for May, 2009

Open Post for Demand Studio Editors

Open Post for Demand Studio Editors

| May 31, 2009 | 181 Comments

Recently I was contacted by a writer for a rather popular magazine and was interviewed about my experience with Demand Studios. I won’t mention the magazine as I’m not sure if my comments will be included in the final piece (If it is, I’ll post the link here). The interview gave me the idea for […]

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Slow and Steady Wins the Suite Race

Slow and Steady Wins the Suite Race

| May 29, 2009 | 6 Comments

Sometimes you don’t realize you have a treasure until someone inquires about it. The other day one of my readers asked about whether or not it was worth writing for Suite 101. Her question was more about time than money. Most folks want guaranteed payment up front for their hard work. Not to sound like […]

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When Will They Ever Listen?

When Will They Ever Listen?

| May 24, 2009 | 1 Comment

The other day as I was picking up after my kids and having a mental fuss fest in my head. I was wondering when will they ever listen?  I try to impart information and wisdom to my kids to help them grow into responsible successful individuals.  I wonder sometimes if my efforts are all in […]

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Using Google Analytics

Using Google Analytics

| May 21, 2009 | 2 Comments

I’m sooo confused. Some time ago I added Google Analytics code on a few of my sites to get a better feel statistically on how they’re actually doing.  Being the statistic watcher that I am, I thought “What the heck.  It couldn’t hurt.”  Well, no I don’t think it hurts, but it does confuse. There […]

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Niche Sites, Keywords and Marketing

Niche Sites, Keywords and Marketing

| May 20, 2009 | 7 Comments

Since I’m in the process of creating a niche website, I thought I would try to do it right this time. I’m happy to say that I’ve been able to earn money when I didn’t know what I was doing, now I’m going to try to take my time and do it right this go […]

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Brand Your Blog with a Favicon

Brand Your Blog with a Favicon

| May 18, 2009 | 1 Comment

Favicons are those cute little icons that are displayed next to a webpage’s URL, bookmark or internet browser tab. It helps you to brand your website or blog. After all, most folks are familiar with the white B with the orange background. I don’t even have to mention the owner of the favicon, everyone knows […]

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And the Sourpuss Award Goes to…

And the Sourpuss Award Goes to…

| May 14, 2009 | 10 Comments

I’ve been challenging myself to find articles everywhere. Whether I’m in the grocery store, walking around the lake or spending family time, everything and everyone is a potential article or blog post. Imagine my surprise when unsolicited material for this blog landed in my lap. I couldn’t believe it. I’ve gotta share this one with […]

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What is Alexa and Why Should I Care?

What is Alexa and Why Should I Care?

| May 13, 2009 | 7 Comments

There appears to be two rating systems that have clout on the internet.  There are probably more, but these two keep popping up every time I look at revenue generating sources.  They are Google page rank and Alexa ranking. Google Most folks know about Google.  The more traffic Google sends your way, the higher your […]

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NaturallySpeaking vs. Vista Speech Recognition

NaturallySpeaking vs. Vista Speech Recognition

| May 11, 2009 | 5 Comments

If you have already upgraded your system to Windows Vista, then you’re in possession of a valuable freelance writing tool.  As you know, I recently purchased a new laptop equipped with Windows Vista.  While I’m proving not to be a huge fan of Windows Vista, I must admit that I think I’m smitten with their […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

| May 9, 2009 | 0 Comments

Photo Credit: Tina Fey & her daughter in an ad for American Express

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