The Net

Digg Profile For Sale on eBay

Just saw over on Digg that there is a story on Tech Crunch about a digg user selling his account on eBay. The current bid is $157.50. Now why would anyone want to buy a Digg profile? Well Geekforlife, the profile up for sale, is currently ranked 75th among Digg’s 445,000 registered users. A user with a higher rank is […]

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The Celebration of Lights

Yesterday we went to check out the fireworks at the HSBC Celebration of Lights. This is a yearly summer event put on by the city of Vancouver. This year, four countries are competing; Italy, China Czech Republic and Mexico. Tonight’s show was China’s. The barge that holds the entire firework display was docked out on English Bay. Each firework display […]

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The Net

I Get A Credit, The Lawyers Get $30 Million

Google’s proposed $90 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by advertisers (of which I am one) who claim they were charged for illegitimate clicks on links they paid to have displayed on the search engine’s pages has been approved by Miller County, Arkansas Circuit Judge Joe Griffin. You can read the full Associated Press story at the New York Post. […]

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Make Money Online The Net

Copywriting: By Hand or Hire?

Generating unique content can be time consuming. If content is needed for only select number of pages, it can be done by oneself or internally. If content needs to be generated across 1,000s of pages, content development becomes tougher. One solution is “outsourcing” authorship to various copywriting companies that specialize is writing website content. These companies usually have staffs that […]

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The Net

Dugg And Lived To Tell About It

The TechZone got Dugg today and lived to tell about it. Digg has grown really big since the last time TTZ got Dugg and I was wondering if the upgraded servers would be able to handle the load from a site that does 200 million page views a month. The initial Digg put a huge strain on the Apache server […]

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The Net

Digg The New Netscape

A buddy on AIM recently pointed me out to the new Netscape homepage. As you can see, they have gone to a Digg format. Netscape users can submit stories and vote on submitted stories to bring them to the front page. This can turn into a pretty good tool for webmasters with high quality contents. Netscape is a very big […]

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The Net

Hot Weather = Lower Income

It never fails. When the weather gets good, the income goes down. I guess this is to be expected. When the sun is out people want to go outside and enjoy it. And we have been under a real hot spell for the past few days. However, I wasn’t expecting my Google income to drop by 50% in the past […]

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