Some Scary Stuff
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Now I know how Einstein felt
Folklore of Albert Eistein describes his being so deep in thought, with his mind working on problems that challenged even his incredible mental acumen to such a degree, that he would find himself lost while walking his own neighborhood. I can identify with that. Of course not in the sense that we... Sign in
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Monday, November 3, 2008
My long awaited report on making money with surveys
A number of months ago I had a fellow blogger ask me if all of the websites offering money making opportunities doing online surveys were legitimate. My conclusion is no, they are not all legitimate, many are more trouble than they are worth, some open the floodgates to spammers while others are... Sign in to see full entry.
Thursday, October 30, 2008
The bandwidth theives return
Awhile back I had some knucklehead take some free downloads I had set up, bundle them with some other junk and begin attempting to sell it as a package on eBay. Problem was, he was using my web resources to do this. Serving images in his eBay listings by linking to images on my website... I began... Sign in to see full entry.
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
I sold an article yesterday
There are people here on Blogit that quite often sell articles through some of the article selling directories, until yesterday I wasn't one of them. Mostly because I had never taken it seriously. I couldn't even tell you how many articles I have submitted to these directories, when I got the notice... Sign in to see full entry.
Sunday, October 26, 2008
Are we fed up with the anti Vista parade yet?
"Good Morning PC" "Oh, good morning Mac" "What are you doing PC?" "I'm counting all of the open source and freeware applications that can be used on a Mac" "How is it going so far PC?" "I've found a few, but unfortunately they are mostly useless, outdated or very limited in functionality" "Let's not... Sign in to see full entry.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Don't you hate it when . . . .
A few days ago I noticed a job posted in one of the webmaster forums I belong to for the installation of an ecommerce store. The individual asking to have the work done wasn't really sure of his needs or what type of shopping cart software he wanted to use. We went back and forth in dialog a fair... Sign in to see full entry.
Sunday, October 19, 2008
If I only had some talent . . .
Now I have a product that is by all measures a legitimate commercial offering that in a technical sense can compete with the best in its class. Aesthetics are a different matter however, I couldn't produce professional looking web graphics to save my life. Utilizing only the best practices as I... Sign in to see full entry.
Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Sometimes you have to rethink what you are doing
One of the things that has cut deeply into the profits of my template project has been pre-sales questions. I have spent far too mush time dealing with persons with unrealistic expectations or haven't done any research whatsoever. A great number of these people are clueless, technically inept and... Sign in to see full entry.
Monday, October 13, 2008
I hurt my brain today - but it hurts real good
Awhile back I began an all consuming project of making my own web template for osCommerce. It has been quite an adventure, I've made a few bucks and learned a whole lot in the time I have been putting my project together. One problem I ran into was that a lot of what needed to be done was not... Sign in to see full entry.
Friday, October 3, 2008
Putting a paper catalog online with blogging software
An application that comes up quite often in the world of web contracting is a request to put an existing paper catalog online. There are some companies that specialize in it and if your name is Warren Buffet, you may be able to afford it but for the rest of the world, a cost effective solution is... Sign in to see full entry.