The Adsense Publisher Toolbar for Google Chrome

Adsense Publisher Toolbar

For those of you making a little (or a lot) of money via Google Adsense, I wanted to give you a heads up on a new extension for Google Chrome that you will likely find very useful. It’s called the Adsense Publisher Toolbar, and is developed and maintained by Google. When installed, it gives you [...]

Tools to Replace Yahoo’s Site Explorer

With Yahoo announcing that their handy Site Explorer tool will be shut down shortly, I thought I might take a minute to mention a couple of the tools that I use when analyzing a site’s incoming links. Really, the only paid SEO tool that I use is SEOmoz. With an SEOmoz pro account (free 30-day trial [...]

Password Management 101

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I’ll be honest here. I was one of those guys who used the same password (or, at best, a slight variant of the same password) on practically every online site that required me to create an account. We’re talking about 100+ accounts ranging from my personal email addresses, online shopping, online banking, etc – all [...]

How to Turn off Auto-Renew for Godaddy Auctions

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I just recently got an email from my Domain provider, Godaddy, letting me know that my “auctions” membership would be auto-renewing soon at a cost of $9.99 per year. I’m not sure how I got an auctions account to begin with – maybe from bidding on/buying an expiring domain? Anyway, the Godaddy Auctions account is [...]

My Take on the Google Farmer Update

Google Rankings Before "Farmer" Update

A lot has already been opined and discussed regarding Google’s latest algorithm update. So I guess this is me throwing in my two cents. First, I’ll give it to Google – they really have a tough problem on their hands. Which would explain why this is an update that they have supposedly been working on for [...]

How to Protect Your Content

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There are lots of potential problems that can creep up on you if you’re not vigilant about protecting your website’s content. Trust me, I speak from experience. In this article, I’ll try to walk you through some ways that you can protect your copyrighted content. How to Copyright Website Content Step one in this process, [...]

AdSense Ad Serving Disabled

Google Adsense

I recently went through (what was for me) a pretty big fiasco with Google’s AdSense program.  It took nearly a month to get things sorted out, and I thought it might be helpful to someone to see the steps I took to get the situation remedied.   So, without further ado, here’s how I got [...]

Bonnaroo 2011

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Today the 2011 Bonnaroo lineup was announced, and I have to admit, I’m a little let down.  2011 marks the 10-year anniversary for Bonnaroo, so I was expecting something a little more groundbreaking. That being said, I’ll definitely be there. I’m most excited about: Arcade Fire The Black Keys – they played Bonnaroo last year, [...]

How to Cut Down on Paypal Fees

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I do a good amount of buying and selling online, and one of the primary ways I pay content writers, graphic designers (and pretty much anyone who does work for us) is via Paypal.  And probably 50% of the time I’m about to send money to someone, they’ll kindly ask me if I will send [...]