Contests Can Build Links, Traffic, and Buzz

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So why should you hold a contest or competition on your blog? For many reasons, my friend! Holding a great contest on your blog can bring you several benefits that you might not have otherwise received. These benefits can include, but are not limited to: building up links, extra traffic, stirring up buzz about you…Continue Reading

How to Get Traffic – Quick, Fast, And In a Hurry

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Often, bloggers come to a point in their blogging careers (usually early on) where they sit back and take a serious look at what kind of traffic numbers they are pulling in on a daily basis. A lot of times, rookie bloggers (those that have been blogging for less than six months) get discouraged when…Continue Reading

How To Increase RSS Subscribers

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So you want to increase your RSS subscribers. The best way to increase your subscribers is to give your readers what they want (but not all they want). The following are a few ways to increase your Subscriptions: 1. Choose a Niche The most important thing about increasing your blogs subscribers is choosing the right…Continue Reading

11 Of The Stupidest Laws

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1. It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle. – Alabama (Acts 1980, No. 80-434, p. 604, §11-104.) 2. Dominoes may not be played on Sunday. – Alabama Acts 1953, No. 230, p. 297; Code 1975, §13-6-1.) 3. Bear wrestling matches are prohibited. – Alabama (Acts 1996, No. 96-468, p….Continue Reading

31 Of The Worst Predictions

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1. “I think there is a world market for maybe five computers.” — Thomas Watson, chairman of IBM, 1943. 2. “Where a calculator on the ENIAC is equipped with 18,000 vacuum tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes and weigh only 1.5 tons.” — Popular Mechanics, 1949…Continue Reading

6 Ways To Be Annoying Online

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1. Make up fake acronyms. Online veterans like to use abbreviations like IMHO (in my humble opinion) or RTFM (read the fucking manual) to show that they’re “hep” to the lingo. Make up your own that don’t stand for anything (SETO, BARL, CP30), use them liberally, and then refuse to explain what they stand for…Continue Reading

Old Wise Sayings

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Always remember you’re unique, just like everyone else. Never test the depth of the water with both feet. Don’t squat with your spurs on. It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others. If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of…Continue Reading

Communication Through Body Language

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Communication is not only what you say, it also the way you move. Here are few things you say to others by simple body movements: Fiddling: Playing with your watch or a pen looks like you’re bored or impatient Clock Watching: It looks like you’re anxious to move on to something else. Tapping: Tapping your…Continue Reading

Blog Plan

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Before starting any good business one creates a business plan, just as you should create a blog plan before starting your own blog. A blog plan assures that your blog reaches its full potential. 1. Goal What do you want out of blogging? The goal is simple. Some people want to make money from blogging,…Continue Reading

Creating An SEO Friendly Site Using AJAX

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For all you do-it-yourselfers out there, there is a SEO friendly way to develop a community-related site created with AJAX (otherwise known as Asynchronous JavaScript and XML). This alternative uses AJAX extensively but manages to solve many of the problems that cause search engines and user’s issues. While still a work in progress it offers…Continue Reading

50 Fun Things To Do In An Elevator

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1. Make race car noises when anyone gets on or off. 2. Blow your nose and offer to show the contents of your kleenex to other passengers. 3. Grimace painfully while smacking your forehead and muttering: “Shut up, dammit, all of you just shut UP!” 4. Whistle the first seven notes of “It’s a Small…Continue Reading