The Net

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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The Net

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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Ramblings

A Day In The Life Of A Dot Com Mogul

I got up at 11AM today. This is later than normal for me. For the past few weeks I’ve been getting up at around 9:30AM, and I did get up at that time today but for whatever reason, didn’t felt like getting out of bed so I just laid in bed and next thing you know, it was 11AM. This […]

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Ramblings

Zero Volume = Drained Battery

Today the house keeper was vacuuming my car using a portable vac that is powered by the car’s AC power jack. I turn on the car battery so the vac would get power and let her go at it. The sound system came on as well. Instead of turning it off, I just set it to zero volume. I had […]

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Ramblings

All Set For E3 Expo

Finally finished booking my trip to E3 Expo in LA. The Expo covers everything to do with interactive gaming and takes place May 10-12. We’ll be there May 9th to 13th. Last year E3 happen later in May and this created a bit of a rush for me because Computex Taipei started a week after. This time I will have […]

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Slow Wednesday

Not much happen today. Faxed off an MSP application for Sarah so she can get Canadian medical coverage. Right now she is covered by Regence BlueShield but it’s extremely expensive compared to MSP. Also dropped by the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development (HRSD) office in Richmond to get Sarah a Social Insurance Number (SIN) card. Normally a SIN […]

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