Archive | July, 2005

Blogger Tips

31 July 2005

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Problogger is calling for is calling for blogging tips. My blogger tip is if you would like to be successful and get a lot of people reading your blog, I believe you need to be fairly generous in talking about your own personal experiences. Linking to articles you have read somewhere on the web, won’t […]

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Flickr

31 July 2005

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I have register for a Flickr account and I have started uploading pictures to my account. I heard of someone being offered cash to use a picutre in a magazine so I thought that I should try starting to load some of the 100s of pictures I have on Tokyo and my travels in Asia. […]

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Hostel Affiliate

30 July 2005

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I am doing ok with the BookHostels.com affiliate program. I hope it’s not just the summer influx of visitors. I found the affiliate program from the LonelyPlanet website.

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Problogger Interview

28 July 2005

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I am listening to an interview with Darren Rowse click here to listen There are alot of good ideas in the interview. I was just thinking of the potential I have with taking pictures of a city that no everyone can get to. I really need to upgrade my phnone.

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Summer Time

28 July 2005

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I don’t know if it is my crummy posts or it’s the northern hemisphere summer but my traffic on this blog is way down this month. The good news is that my tokyoessentials site is doing fairly well. I have had a few hotel bookings which is also promising. I have also seen a lot […]

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Dating Sites

26 July 2005

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I am an affiliate of the Friendfinder.com program. I earn around $70 a month from them. You earn $1 for every male and $2 for every female that signs up. People can sign up for free. To actually send people email you need to become a paying member. I have been with the program for […]

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Planning new site

26 July 2005

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I am thinking about creating a new site. I have seen the potential with Adsense and motivated by people like Problogger. I am thinking all the time what areas might be profitable and reach the widest audience and require the minimum of maintenance. One of the hardest things is finding a suitable domain name these […]

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Tokyo Earthquake

23 July 2005

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Tokyo just had an earthquake. It was magnitude 5 on the Japanese scale. I was in the basement of a building which is a supermarket. It was a little scary. The stopped the elevators in my building and I had to walk up 10 floors.

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Mention on Problogger

22 July 2005

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I got a mention on Problogger on a post I created about Darren’s $14K month. This is what I wrote: “I don’t know if I could put that much effort into blogging. I would prefer to maintain a website, that you don’t have to keep adding entries to and doesn’t require too much maintenance.” This […]

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Hyatt Affiliate Program

20 July 2005

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Hyatt has rejected my site from their affiliate program. “After careful review of your site, it does not meet our traffic and targeting goals for this program.” Out of curosity I have asked them for examples of a site that does fit their targeting and traffic goals. How can much more targetted can you get […]

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