Archive | February, 2008

Aussie startup carnival

28 February 2008

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VS Consulting Group is running a carnival of startups in Australia. I think the internet offers a huge opportunity for Australians to start a web based business. We speak the same language (of sorts) as the biggest internet user base in the world, the United States and have pretty good ties with the other markets […]

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One website or many

25 February 2008

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I am sometimes envious of people who have just one big website which they focus on. I can see the advantages of having just one thing to concentrate on. The problem I have is that I am always thinking of new ideas and always thinking the next site I develop is going to be “the […]

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The nicest cup of tea I have ever had

23 February 2008

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I am in Thailand now and this weekend some elections are being held. I took a quick look at the online edition of the Bangkok Post and couldn’t find anything about it. And why would this bother a foreigner holidaying in Thailand? Perhaps to give Thai people a chance to spend some time thinking about […]

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The coolest internet cafe I have seen

14 February 2008

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I had a look around the Paragon shopping center today in Bangkok and came across True Urbanpark. The design is pretty impressive. It is an internet cafe, coffee shop and they sell computers, gadgets and mobile phones. It is the perfect place for trendy nerds to hangout.

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Always read the fine print

12 February 2008

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I am back in Bangkok now and I spent my first day locating the Canon service center. I bought a new Digital Canon SLR just before I left and I just now discovered a small problem with it. When I was in the store in Australia, the sales guy confirmed that the warranty was in […]

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On the move again

8 February 2008

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I am going to Thailand this weekend for the start of a new trip. I am planning to travel north up through Thailand, to Laos and China before arriving in Beijing where I will be staying until after the 2008 Beijing Olympics. I bought a new Canon EOS 400D which I have been learning how […]

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Joomla Day in Melbourne

6 February 2008

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Last Sunday I went to Joomla Day in Melbourne. I have been using Joomla for a while now, even back when it was known as Mambo. My New Zealand property site and Japan Job site both run on Joomla. There were 130 people there packed into a lecture theater at Melbourne University. I can’t remember […]

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New theme from Revolution

4 February 2008

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I bought and implemented a new theme from Revolution themes today. Magazine type themes for blogs have become popular recently further creating a blur between websites and blogs. Your old content on blogs tends to get lost in the archives and using a theme like the ones from Revolution give you the ability to keep […]

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Make money with affiliate income

4 February 2008

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I make several hundred dollars a month from affiliate programs. Just to show you how lucrative it can be, I was just checking my affiliate statistics at Amazon and saw that someone had just bought over US$200 in camping gear through an Amazon third party. None of my sites have anything to do with camping!

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Updating the theme

4 February 2008

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I am currently updating the theme, so please bear with me as I implement it live. It should be done by the end of today.

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