Articles Archive for October 2007

Please Tell Me Again Why You Don’t Own a Domain?
Posted in Building Your Blog, Setting Up a Blog on 31 October 2007

I’ve been on the hunt for another blogger willing to help out on one of my more popular blogs and the volume of responses amazed me. I was expecting one or two at most, but by the end of the day, I had about fifty emails swamping my inbox and that was just Day 1. […]

To Blog or Not to Blog, Is That the Question?
Posted in Start a Blog on 30 October 2007

I started my blog on March 19, 2007. Seems like forever ago. And today I posted my 202nd post on Sabrina’s Money Matters. I will be the first to tell you – I was shocked to find out what blogging was really like. It looks so easy! And maybe for some people it is easy […]

WordPress 2.3.1 Release Candidate 1 Announced.
Posted in Wordpress on 24 October 2007

From the Official WordPress Blog: WordPress 2.3.1 is almost ready to go. Before we send it out the door, we’re making a release candidate available so everyone can give it a last look. 2.3.1 fixes over twenty bugs. Some of the notable fixes are: * Tagging support for Windows Live Writer * A login bug […]

Blogging Mistakes II: Missing or Default About Pages
Posted in Blogging Mistakes, Wordpress on 22 October 2007

When I come across any new blog, one of the first things I do is visit the about page to learn more concerning the blog, as well as, the author. It gives you a bit of insight into the world surrounding the blog and you can sort of learn to expect what to see from […]

Weekly Updates: 10/21/07
Posted in Weekly Updates on 21 October 2007

Featured Blogs Fathered Five – Fathered Five is run my by beloved friend and esteemed colleague, Joseph. According to Joe, “This blog is founded on the notion that Dads need more help than they’re getting. Women are good at talking to each other, so they have a natural outlet for parenting frustrations. Even though most […]

What to Expect this Weekend.
Posted in Ramblings on 19 October 2007

I have plans this Sunday to finally do a featured weekend piece. I will give a quick review of the few blogs on the main page, offer links to new themes for download, and new plug-ins that every blogger will find useful. What do you think? With that said, I am constantly looking for blogs […]

Looking for a Post? Use Natural Content Creation.
Posted in Content Creation, Writing Tips on 17 October 2007

There is no denying it; my best ideas come to me when I’m not sitting in front of a computer. In fact, the idea for this post came to me while I was making a bagel this morning. I wasn’t sitting there racking my brain for an idea, but rather it naturally came to me. […]

Looking to Make Money Online? Use Google Adsense.
Posted in Make Money Online on 16 October 2007

In my last post On Placing Ads, I talked about Pay-Per-Click ads and how they are the easiest ways to make money online. After reading John Cow’s post on how long before your blog will start making money, I figured it was time to finally elaborate on exactly how you make money though ads. It’s […]

Do NOT Start a Blog Without a Contact Page.
Posted in Customization, Setting Up a Blog on 15 October 2007

If there is just one thing every blog, new and old, needs, it’s a ‘Contact Me’ page. I’ve seen blogs operate without them for a long time and absolutely no good can come out of not having one. They are incredibly easy to set up, regardless of blogging experience. What bad could really happen without […]

On Placing Ads.
Posted in Make Money Online on 12 October 2007

Neil Patel had a quick post over at ShoeMoney.com where he talked about an established blog that starts placing ads in their layout. He ended his post with this question: “So the question I have for you isn’t whether you should be placing ads on your blog, but instead when should you start placing ads […]