Archive for July 2008

How to get started with Stumbleupon

As an internet community and Web browser plug in StumbleUpon allows its users to discover, rate and comment upon Web pages, photos, and videos and other forms of internet content. These ratings not only help other, like minded people discover the pages you’ve found, it also helps the StumbleUpon system suggest other web content which…

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The joy of an organized home

I hired a professional organizer to come work on my house. She was scheduled for 5 hours today and I really had visions of everything, on both floors, to be all nifty and there to be heaps of stuff that I should have thrown away out by the curb. Well, one room of the house…

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Akismet: the great comment spam killer

As of this writing, the Akismet plugin for WordPress has caught 13,899 spam comments. I’m touched that spammers like the content on my blog so much. I mean thank you. I work hard at it. Running WordPress with the no-follow set to on for comment links, I really wonder WHY spammers are interested in leaving…

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What is a recession?

A recession is when the people loose faith in the future. –Richard Nixon interviewed on Larry King Live Without a single word of economic gobbledygook, Richard Nixon gave one of the most profound definitions of a recession I’ve ever heard. In this definition is the explanation of the difference between winners and losers and insight…

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How to get started with Twitter

If you’re just getting started with social media and the “Web 2.0” world, Twitter is a great place to be. You don’t need to have any other presence on the Internet. You don’t need a blog, articles, podcast, funny videos or anything else to participate. The traffic is already there and the activity on Twitter…

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WordPress 2.6 ate my homework

I’ve been sitting on version 2.3 of WordPress for a while. I just don’t get all giddy over the latest versions of software anymore and to upgrade I have to upload those files, and then I have to do stuff…blah blah blah. I mean sheesh, other software seems to manage semi-automatic upgrades. It turns out…

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How to create your own mailing list with aweber

Having a mailing list is one of the most important resources you can have on the Internet today. Before the Internet, top marketers carefully managed their mailing lists to generate countless billions in catalog sales, direct sales, fundraising, grass roots movements and so many other activities. With the Internet, this process has become so much…

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Join the anti-recession revolution

I’ve seen blog posts from authors and entrepreneurs like Loral Langemeier, John Reese, Yanik Silver, and Dan Kennedy pointing out that you have two choices when it comes to the “recession” the media wants to cram down your throat: you can participate in the recession and dam the flow of money in the economy or…

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Thoughts to ponder

HANDY LITTLE CHART?– GOD HAS A POSITIVE ANSWER:? ? ? YOU SAY GOD SAYS BIBLE VERSES You say:?‘It’s impossible’ God says:?All things are possible (Luke 18:27) You say:?‘I’m too tired’ God says:?I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28-30) You say:?‘Nobody really loves me’ God says:?I love you (John 3:1?6 & John 3:34 ) You say:?‘I…

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