Archive | July, 2007

Facebook and the 30 day challenge

30 July 2007

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I just finished watching Ed’s video on Facebook for the thirty day challenge. I was intending to send a friend invite just to the people in my team but before I knew what I was doing I sent an invite to all 400 contacts in my address book. It’s not too bad in a way, […]

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Shoemoney sells Auctionads

29 July 2007

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Techcrunch reports that Auctionads have been sold to MediaWhiz. Plenty of people have already been blogging about the sale already. There is no doubting that they had a great product which was largely built by Shoemoney’s programmer, but I believe part of the success was due to Shoemoney’s huge following on his blog and his […]

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Australia forum update

28 July 2007

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My Australia Forum website is going along nicely – nothing spectacular but I am getting a few signups. A guy on the forum who is posting like crazy even volunteered to be a moderator. The competitions haven’t been to successful yet, but I think I will try to keep running them. I have bought a […]

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Thirty day challenge

27 July 2007

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I have signed up for the thirty day challenge and part of a team with people living in Thailand including Rob from Leave the Office. I am watching some of the videos and while none of the stuff is ground breaking, Ed is an excellent presenter and teacher. There is nothing better than doing some […]

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The World is Flat

23 July 2007

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For the past month or so I haven’t read a single book. Traveling through Vietnam and Laos the pickings have been pretty slim, especially in the way on non-fiction. I am in Bangkok now and I picked up a copy of “The World is Flat” after hearing it had some similar themes to the Four […]

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107th noisiest blogger

20 July 2007

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I am now the 107th noisiest blogger in Australia. What a claim to fame! At least I am up from 165th position.

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Biggest blog earners on the web

17 July 2007

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BusinessWeek has a great article on the top blog earners on the web and how they make their money. It is in a fairly annoying slideshow type format, so here is a quick summary. All figures are monthly revenue. 1. Boingboing 2. I CAN HAS CHEEZE BURGER A funny cat site with captions – $5,600 […]

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A-ha moments

15 July 2007

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I think it is interesting to look back and try to find the moment when you discovered something like a new way of making money. You discover something you had never heard about before or haven’t given it any thought. It could be from reading a magazine or newspaper article or reading something on an […]

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The battle over .la

12 July 2007

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I am currently in Laos at the moment. My homepage is set to Google.com and when I open my browser, I am redirected to Google.la. I noticed a few businesses using the .la extension, but most were opting for a .com I had an idea to do something like hostels.jp for Laos so looked into […]

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Creating your own user generated review site

11 July 2007

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Eretailers’ review and feedback sections have grown by nearly 25% since 2004. In fact, according to MarketingSherpa data, 58% of consumers prefer websites with peer-written product reviews. Source A user generated review website is a great model to build a site on, either as a stand alone site or an addition to an established website. […]

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