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How to Effectively add Links to your Blog Posts

Linking is the lifeblood of the internet. Without the ability to link, the internet would be a very difficult place to frequent. The same is true for sites and blogs, without links to expand on ideas, provide further reading and guide your readers to usefull content, a blog can become a very unwelcoming place. There […]

Free Money for Bloggers? Yes! But Invest it.

I just received a very interesting email from the Text Link Ads people. After the recent “merger” with Auction Ads, they are offering $25 to Text Link Ads account holders who sign up to Auction Ads. That’s $25 dollars, essentially for free. I’d recommend doing this right not, and then following the steps below to […]

Running Multiple Quicksilver Commands with 1 Trigger

While Quicksilver is phenomenally powerfull, there are some limitations. One of the most frustrating is the inability to chain commands together. And when I say commands, I’m not talking about the individual panes in Quicksilver, but the fully blown, all singing, all dancing actions. For example, in my five things that make Quicksilver Awesome post […]

What can Bloggers learn from Babies?

This is another of those posts where you’ll have to hang on in there at the beginning, just getting past the title may be a struggle for some, but stick with me, and you won’t regret it. Right, on to the point. Babies, they are amazing. We all started off as one, and every single […]

Supporting Blogging through other Revenue Streams

If you are thinking about going professional with your blogging, there’s going to be a point where you have to make a conscience decision to give up your current job and put in the extra time and effort professional blogging demands. Unless you’re one of the lucky ones, it’s quite likely you won’t match your […]

Using Story Telling Techniques to Improve Blog Posts

I find it amazing that because blogging is a fairly new medium, some people feel the need to reinvent the wheel. The simple fact is, blogging is just writing, so what works for one method of writing, will work for blogging. But lets go one step beyond that. Writing itself is just one facet of […]

2 Ways to Automatically get your Content "Out There"

One of the great blogging challenges is getting your content out there for people to see. For the most part, this involves manually promoting your site and spending lots of time (and money!) finding places to post links and just generally doing the promotion thing. Luckily, there are a few easy, free and automatic ways […]

Strike While the Iron's Hot

I’ve been in the business of publishing content on the internet for a few years.  In that time, I’ve been lucky enough to receive some big peaks of traffic, usually from larger sites linking to mine.  Depending on the source of this traffic, be it digg or a larger blog, you will usually see a […]

The Quickest way to Upload to Flickr? Quicksilver

Like most people, I’m a fan of flickr. It’s just a great place to store your pictures and discover new ones. Another feeling I probably share with other flickr users is the frustration of getting your pictures onto the site. Luckily, Quicksilver can step in and provide, in my opinion, the easiest, quickest and best […]

5 Ways I TRIPLED my Adsense Income

A number of my sites have carried Adsense adverts for a while. However, I’ve never really designed with them in mind. In the past I’ve designed my site and then, at a later date, added the advertisments. This presents 2 major problems. Firstly, the advertisments don’t fit the design particularly well, this presents problems for […]

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