Monthly Archives: November 2009

Earning Money Online via In-Tweet Advertising

When I was still new with blogging, I remeber quite clearly this debate about bloggers getting into the “sponsored” type of blogging. Hence the likes of IZEA’s SponsoredPosts, ReviewMe, and there’s another site which I couldn’t recall anymore. Anyway, the point is, these kind of making money online received quite a number of  flaks from those who advocate freedom of expression unbiased writing.  Frankly, I didn’t know what happened the issue died a natural death, until now.

This time the “sponsored” type of model takes the form of today’s most popular online communication facility – Twitter and an attempt to push income-generating schema to it through in-tweet advertising. Continue reading

Short and Yet Hard Lesson on Choosing a Blog Host

This is just a quick reminder on the importance of choosing a hosting service when you are creating a new blog.  Don’t under estimate the bandwith requirements of your new blog because you’ll never know when it will hit or miss. It’s better to be sure than be sorry.

Here’s the story. When I created this blog, I never thought that I would exceed the 1GB bandwith limit offered by the free hosting service that comes with my domain registration. I was planning to upgrade to a free hosting after one year – just in time for the renewal of my domain. Continue reading

Google’s Acquisition of AdMob, Good for Mobile Publishers

The big news today is Google’s acqusition of AdMob, a mobile advertising technology company, for a whooping $750 million. For a huge company such as Google that amount of money is nothing compared to the projected impact of AdMob’s integration to Google’s online advertising products.  But for ordinary netizens like us, what does this deal brings? Continue reading

5+1 New Blog Promotion Tactics that Actually Work

Daily Blog Tips is currently running a very useful posts on 101 Ways to Promote a New Blog. Although most of the tips are proven to work in promoting a new blog, some actually are easier said than done.

It’s a great list and I would have to commend the guest blogger for coming up with such list. Going through the 100 tips for promoting a new blog though might be too much a task, so I picked up 10 of this tips which I’ve proven to work based on my recent experience with my new blog on ebooks and ereaders, as well as with my other blogging activities. Continue reading