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KonaLibBaseRM.js

I opened my error logs to see some weird “file not found” errors today:

[Tue Feb 26 09:18:13 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/realtech_title.gif
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:13 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/moreinfo_blue.gif
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:13 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/hardOCP1.gif
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:13 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/britannica2.gif
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:13 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/healthline1.gif
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:12 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/answerbag180×20.gif
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:12 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/KonaLibBaseRM.js
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:12 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/stele180×20.gif
[Tue Feb 26 09:18:12 2008] [error] [client xx.xx.x.xx] File does not exist: public_html/business/pages/HybridKonaLibBaseRM.js

The files that are being called are not any files that exist on my website. I did a Google search for KonaLibBaseRM.js and was surprised that I didn’t find much.

I saw one explanation that the KonaLibBaseRM.js is a malicious javascript file that someone has used to scan my site for vulnerabilities. Hmmm…

After further investigating I saw a post where someone was advising others on how to use Mozilla Firefox Adbock to remove Kontera’s double underline links on websites.  Kontera is an affilite program for websites.  It is used on this website.

I think I’ll go with this explanation. So now I see that the file not found errors occurred because someone was trying to view my website ad-free.

Enjoy!

Gina

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February 26th, 2008 at 11:37 am | Comments & Trackbacks (0) | Permalink


Google Adsense Affiliate Program

The Google Adsense affiliate program is highly recommended due to it’s ease of use and highly targeted ads that are relevant to your website’s audience. Just place the Adsense code on each of your website’s pages and your site visitors will do the rest.

Once Google ads are placed on your pages their technology will read the content from your pages and deliver ads that match with your page subject.  For an example if your website is about web design like my site, you’ll see ads for web design and webmaster related ads. What happens is Google Adwords advertisers bid on certain keywords and when these keywords are found on your pages those ads will appear.

In addition Adsense can pay very well. The amount you receive per click can vary from 1 cent to 100+ dollars. It depends on your niche and what the advertiser bid for the click. You’ll share what the advertiser bid with Google. How much Google gets, we don’t know. The month after your account balance reaches 100 you’ll be paid by check, Wester Union or direct deposit.

If you’re lucky at the end of the year they may give you a gift for participation in the program.  Check out this following print screen for my network of websites earnings for January ‘08:

google adsense high earner

It’s not an easy task to earn from Adsense. You have to work very hard at providing original content for your website visitors so that they’ll want to come back. Traffic is the key to earning big with Adsense. The more traffic you’ll have, the more money you’ll make. There are no shortcuts to this.

Here are a few tips for you:

  • Don’t click on your own ads. You’ll be banned from the program pretty much for life. 
  • Don’t ask friends and family to click on your ads.
  • Be sure to read the terms of service when you sign up. You’ll need to know what you can and can not do with the program.
  • When you apply for the program make sure your website complies with the terms of service. Make sure you have a professional website, with real content. Some people start out with a blog about something they are passionate about.

Enjoy!

Gina

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February 25th, 2008 at 11:50 am | Comments & Trackbacks (0) | Permalink


New Image Hosting Website

I had a domain, www.hooverwebhosting.com that I wasn’t using. I had the domain forwarded to my web hosting services page. I was going to let it expire this year and then I thought about it.

At this writing, Hooverwebhosting.com is a PR5 and I’ve owned the domain since 2004. I decided it would be better to put up a site on it. I choose to use it for image hosting because I don’t have an image hosting website and this will go hand and hand with the free glitters that I have on my website. The glitters can be hosted there for free. I lucked up and quickly found an image hosting script.  Cost $8.

Visit Hoover Web Hosting Free Image Hosting at http://www.hooverwebhosting.com

Enjoy!

Gina

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February 25th, 2008 at 11:19 am | Comments & Trackbacks (0) | Permalink


Glitter Graphics

Today I added a gazillion freebie glitter graphics on the website to give away to my site’s visitors.

Download Free Glitter GraphicsMyspace and other social networking pages are really popular so the graphics will be useful to my website visitors. I bought a majority of the  glitter graphics a few years ago and finally had the time to put them on my website.  The graphics include comments that you can leave on someones page and and sorts of images.  The themes range from baby, beauty, birthday, christmas,  college, color and more.  

The images I had were all in about 70+ different directories.  I knew it would take a long time to add each image to a page so I decided to get a custom script.  I contracted a freelance programmer to build a script for me that would  read the different graphics directories and list them on a directory index page  in alphabetical order. When I upload new directories/delete directories  the script automatically updates the directory index page. That’s pretty neat. I was very happy to not have to list the graphics on my web page one by one.  I just uploaded the graphics and they are automatically displayed on the page with 5 appearing per page. I went one step further with the script by adding mod rewrite to make the image pages search engine friendly.  It will be easier for search engines to index http://www.hooverwebdesign.com/graphics/free-glitter-graphics/Baby_1.html 

instead of

 http://www.hooverwebdesign .com/graphics/free-glitter-graphics/get_images.php?&page=3&dir_images=Baby. 

I also made it so that each directory page has a different title and description tag so that the pages will be seen as unique pages and not duplicate content.

I’m really happy with the way the script turned out and I know my site visitors will appreciate it too.  Total cost for this script was $170USD. Cost of glitter images $50+USD Not too bad.

You can view and download the free glitter graphics here:

http://www.hooverwebdesign.com/graphics/free-glitter-graphics/index.php

Enjoy!

Gina

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February 22nd, 2008 at 3:18 pm | Comments & Trackbacks (0) | Permalink


Just Getting Started

I’ve finally found the time to start a blog.  I plan to talk about my favorite things to do which are website design, making money on the Internet or what ever else is on my mind.

To those who are curious about what I do during the day, here is a list of some of the things I’ll do in a typical day:

  • handle product sales (web templates, photo galleries, etc.)
  • answer emails with questions about my services
  • respond to quotes for website design
  • respond to quotes for custom web templates
  • browse the digital point forums for info on Google, Adsense, and to buy content
  • add new articles and content to hoover web design
  • think of ideas for new websites
  • make new web templates
  • maintenance on my sites
  • check out user submitted content for problems
  • site maintenance for my customers
  • manage freelancers/finding freelancers to do work

For the past few weeks I’ve been working on a new website that’s taking a great deal of time to complete. I’m should be able to finish up by Monday or Tuesday next week so that I can move on to the next project on my to do list.

Enjoy!

Gina

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February 15th, 2008 at 2:39 pm | Comments & Trackbacks (0) | Permalink