Archive | November, 2007

Perth.com goes for $200,000

26 November 2007

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The domain Perth.com was recently sold for $200,000. Moniker had a sale of city and country domains. By owning a city or country dot com, you are eligible to join Associated Cities. An organization that actively promotes geo-targetted domain names. It will be interesting to see who the new owners are and what they do […]

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Change of government in Australia

25 November 2007

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There will be a change of government in Australia after Labor’s big election win over the weekend. It is probably one of the few times in Australia’s history where a government has lost an election while the economy is actually performing well. Perhaps it is performing too well pushing up inflation, interest rates and housing […]

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Status update

21 November 2007

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I haven’t written here for a while. I have been putting most of my effort into my Beijing site lately. If you look at the site, it might not seem that way, but I still spend to seem a lot of time reading stuff on the web, going through magazines and just wondering around Beijing. […]

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Fake Steve Jobs blog video

19 November 2007

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I started watching this video after seeing it on Problogger. It is funny to watch, but aside from the humor it is a good example of how traditional and new media are converging.

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A successful blog has to appeal to other bloggers

12 November 2007

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I can’t remember ever seeing it before, but it kind of just of occurred to me that a successful blog’s audience is usually made up of mostly other bloggers. Who else understands RSS, feeds, technorati, linkbacks, comments and PageRank other than people who actually have a blog? Of course you will get some people who […]

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Keep Your Hands Out of Your Retirement!

11 November 2007

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You work hard all of your life building up your retirement fund and the last thing you want to do is jeopardize your financial future. Many people will have financial difficulties in life and their first instinct will be to get into their retirement plan, this is never a good idea for many reasons. Any […]

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More on hub pages

8 November 2007

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I have written about hub pages before. I took a bit of a break from the site and then have come back again to it recently. I had a feeling that it was hard to get traffic to the sites you create, then I saw this post. The fun thing I like about the site, […]

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Recent money making blog sales

5 November 2007

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I generally don’t like writing about what another blogger has already written, but Problogger wrote a post on making making blogs that have sold recently. I was thinking of writing a similar post, but I guess now I need not bother. Bloggingfingers.com – $6000 Ryanshamus.com – $2500 (who said you can’t sell a blog with […]

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Just spent a chunk of money

1 November 2007

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I just spent a chunk of money on a domain. The seller approached me and it seemed like a good deal. The problem is I am already busy with my Beijing site and maintaining all of my other sites. I just know that if I passed up on the opportunity, I would regret it later. […]

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