Creed’s Blog

I was watching an old episode of The Office on Netflix and saw this episode. Too funny! Seriously though, if you’d like a blog I’d be pleased to discuss the project with you. Just contact me and you’ll see how easy it is to have an online presence.

The Power of Social Media

Heather Armstrong’s blog dooce.com is very popular.  How popular is it?  In 2008 ABC estimated that Heather earned over $40,000 per month from her blog.  Per month! She has over 1,500,000 Twitter followers!   That much social media pull can be very useful.  Very useful indeed,  if you have a brand new washing machine that doesn’t […]

Can you make a living on the Internet?

Can you make a living on the Internet?  If so, how do you do it?  eBooks?  AdSense?  Affiliate programs? Take a look at how one blogger, Darren Rowse of ProBlogger, does it. How I Earn Money Blogging [April 2010 Stats] from Darren Rowse on Vimeo.

Blogging Misconceptions

Daily Blog Tips just posted a list of  Top 5 Blogging Misconceptions.  While blogging is fun and can be a great way to add to your income, there is another side to the story.  Like anything else, there are pluses and minuses with blogging.  It’s not a free ride.  You need to go into it […]

WordPress 2.8

I’ve made the jump to WordPress 2.8. What do I think?  I think that that the new theme downloader is fantastic! In WordPress 2.8 when you click on the “Appearance” tab in the left-hand navigation bar you’ll see a new option. See the “Add new Theme”?  When you click on that you’ll see a lovely […]

WordPress 2.8

WordPress 2.8 is coming!  It’s scheduled launch date is next Wednesday. Geting new themes will be a snap. You’ll be able to download and install new themes directly from your dashboard.  No icky FTP required. The revamped widget area will be easy to use. The new layout of the widget area will allow you to […]

Five Great WordPress Plugins

Akismet – You have to install this!  OK, if you enjoy receiving hundreds, if not thousands, of spam emails then don’t install this.  Otherwise, Akismet is a must.  It will filter out most of the nasty comment spam.  If forced to make an estimate I’d say that Akismet catches 98% of spam. WP-DB-Backup – You’ve […]

The Simple Dollar – Making Money With Blogging

The Simple Dollar is a financial website that I visit every day.  I’m not alone.  This blog is so popular that it gets about a million visitors a day.  That’s some serious traffic! This is an interesting situation on so many levels.  Trent Hamm, the author of The Simple Dollar, dispenses good, common-sense financial advice.  […]