The Net

Damn Comment Spammers

I guess one of the signs that a blog is getting bigger can be based on the amount of comment spam one gets. If that is the case then my blog is growing at a pretty good clip because I’m up to 10 comment spam per day. Most of the spams are the bot type that you can kill off […]

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From The Comfort Of Your Home

I was reading this month’s issue of BC Business magazine and came across a nice story on Matt Mickiewicz. Matt is the co-founder of Sitepoint, a publisher of digital and printed content for web developers and webmaster around the world. Sitepoint Forums is one of two webmaster’s forum that I visit on a daily basses. I had always known that […]

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Ramblings

Tulip Town USA

It was a beautiful sunny day so we decided to take some time off and take a trip. This is one of the perks of being a dot com mogul – taking off at the spur of the moment. So we got in the car and headed off to Tulip Town at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival! Why? I don’t […]

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Big Sites Rules, Small Sites Drool

It’s one of the most asked questions about internet site building; which is better, one big site or a bunch of small sites? Many would be Google Whores tend to favor the multi-site strategy because they believe that diversification is safer. On the surface, that sounds logical – the more spread out your income sources, the less chance of you […]

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Moving To The Left = Double Click Rate

I’ve been fooling around with Google ad placement for Laptop Gamers and Digital Grabber. The tweaks all have to do with the in-line 336 ads, since that is the best performing ad unit. The only change made was to have the ad align it to the left instead of the right. You can see an example of the new placement […]

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Want Some Inspiration?

22-year-old web entrepreneur Tyler Cruz has put together a little inspiration flash video for all you Google Whores who need a little pick me up. Tyler is from the frozen Nanaimo, where the sun never shines. He really needs to visit Vancouver one day so he can get a taste of true West Coast living. 🙂 Tyler had the video […]

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Ramblings

Going For A Sunday Drive

We went looking at more houses today, but this time it wasn’t for an investment. This time we were looking for a possible future place to live. The best way to search was to go for a Sunday drive. We started by driving along Marine Drive towards UBC to see what we can find. The drive lead us to a […]

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March Internet Results

March was an interesting month of Laptop Gamers and Digital Grabbers. If anything, March highlights the importance of content in order for a site to make money. Both sites do news everyday but it’s the in-house produced content that drives traffic. Laptop Gamers produced six articles for the month. By comparison, Digital Grabber produced 11 articles during the same period, […]

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