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Google 2009 Holiday Gift

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This year Google opted to donate $20 Million to charities instead of giving it’s advertisers and publishers holiday gifts. I received the following letter below on December 21st:
As we near the end of the year, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for the time, energy, commitment, and trust you’ve shared with us […]

Kontera 2009 Holiday Gift

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Yesterday I got a holiday gift from Kontera in the mail. Considering the economic state this was totally unexpected. I opened it up and the package contained a white ceramic mug with a black silicone lid.  There was also a package of hot chocolate cocoa. Yum. I love cocoa. It’s nice to know that a […]

Send a free Happy Holidays Snail Mail Postcard from Gmail

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Google Gmail is offering to snail mail a friend or family member a holiday greeting card on your behalf. There are 6 cool holiday designs to choose from. It’s as easy as typing up your message and the recipients Name, Address, City, State and Zip.
This offer is good for one free holiday card per […]

How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell

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I have a subscription to a web designers newsletter and another designer posted a link to a blog post at theoatmeal.com about “How a Web Design Goes Straight to Hell“.
The post is in comic form and is actually very funny but sadly TRUE. A lot of times customers will ask you to design a website for them and they […]

Adsense Tools: Tracking Adsense Growth with Excel Spreadsheet

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Here is a rundown of how my free Adsense Excel spreadsheet works and can help you to keep track of your Adsense earnings with Excel.
If you haven’t already, download the basic Excel spreadsheet that you can use to keep track of your own Adsense earnings.
I have the spreadsheet starting you out with December 09. Each […]

Update on Chitika: Fail

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Well I had to drop Chitika from my website. I was happy with them for about a month and then the revenue started going down. In August I made approximately $220, September $140, and Oct $50.  The ads were placed on high traffic pages and my website traffic is steadily increasing. I am making more […]