Archive for August, 2007:

Traffic Tricks – My Blog Log

{ Posted on Aug 31 2007 by adventurebear }
Categories : Affiliate Marketing
Perhaps you've noticed the cool little quilts of faces on various blogs titled "Recent Readers"? Well one of the services that provides the avatar quilts is "My Blog Log". This is a type of social bookmarking site that ...Read More »

How I Added a Sparklet to my Lists

{ Posted on Aug 30 2007 by adventurebear }
Categories : CSS/PHP/HTML
Inspired by Matt Blancarte's bulleted icons in his lists and overall rockin' website design, I made a short list of easy mods to my default CutLine Theme. Most of them took only a few minute each, and while subtle, ...Read More »

From Apprehension to Assurance – Case Study Update

{ Posted on Aug 28 2007 by adventurebear }
Last week I began a case study series about my Accountant, Padgett Business Services of Pittsburgh. You can read part I here, but here are the highlights: Jim creates a WordPress website, with a blog about concerns that Small Business ...Read More »

Wrap Your Brain around Viral Marketing

{ Posted on Aug 26 2007 by adventurebear }
OK, I admit it. I did download a few "Money Making" e-books online to see what they were like and if I really thought I could make any money with the information in them. Two of them I actually ...Read More »

The Sunday Seven – First Edition

{ Posted on Aug 25 2007 by adventurebear }
Categories : Sunday Seven
Welcome to my new tradition of the Sunday Seven. Just enough posts to keep you company through your lazy Sunday Morning Coffee. Weekends are typically a slow time for bloggers as I see from my stats pages. ...Read More »

AdSense Tip: Section Targeting for Best Performance

{ Posted on Aug 22 2007 by adventurebear }
Categories : AdSense, Online Advertising
AdSense allows you to implement a great trick for helping to target your ads even further for your website. While it generally does a great job of scanning the content of your blog, you can tell the site ...Read More »

Competitive Ad Filtering with Adsense

{ Posted on Aug 21 2007 by adventurebear }
Categories : AdSense, Online Advertising
I installed AdSense on another blog of mine and was thrilled to see $2.00 in income on the first day. It is an established blog with about 50 hits daily on days with no new content. When a ...Read More »

Decide on your Permalink Structure from Day 1

{ Posted on Aug 16 2007 by adventurebear }
Categories : Organization
Are you a fledgling WordPress blogger? Does the title of this post mystify you? If so, this post is written for you! I just started using WordPress less than two weeks ago and wanted to offer this ...Read More »

Starting your Own Blog: Finding a Good Host.

{ Posted on Aug 15 2007 by adventurebear }
Are you thinking of starting a WordPress Blog? Congratulations on the choice. I have tried many platforms of content management systems including Joomla, Blogger, Plone and finally WordPress. I feel WordPress not only the most user ...Read More »

Privacy Policies and Google AdWords Quality Scores

{ Posted on Aug 15 2007 by adventurebear }
Categories : Ethics
At least two posters commented on my recent Privacy Policy post regarding Google's consideration of a privacy policy on your website. I originally read the information in a downloadable e-book on Adwords called Google Money Pro, by Steven Holdaway, ...Read More »