Advertising

How do you feel about “sponsors” for your blog?

Image via WikipediaHey all… I recently had an interesting experience. I had someone out of the blue send me an e-mail asking if they could “sponsor” my blog. What it boiled down to was a paid link back to their website and the best income I’ve seen from any blog I’ve created so far. (Every […]


Ad-sense Publisher Experiment, Day 20

Hey all… So here we are at day 20 of my Ad-sense Publisher Experiment… And what has it gained me? Well, not a whole heck of a lot… As of this morning, I’ve had: 386,454 Impressions 142 Clicks 0.04% Click-thru-rate $0.22 Average click cost $30.89 Total cost so far 3.92 Average position And of all […]


Ad-sense Publisher Experiment, Day 10

Hi all… Thought I’d put up an update on Day 10 of my latest experiment. It’s been interesting. I dropped one of the two ad campaigns and decided to just keep the ad campaign for my affiliate site. And I have to say (and I know this won’t shock all the experienced ad words folks […]


Experiment Follow Up #4 – Neil Shearing 10 Day Cash Secret

Hey all… I think I have to call this a failure officially now… Here are some stats for you… Blog #1… Started March 8th (16 days ago). Total hits – roughly 245 as of today according to StatCounter. Average of 8 visits a day with 17 page views. 38 clickthroughs to my affiliate from the […]


DiscountClick Services for your Blog or Website

(Brought to you by your friends at http://www.discountclick.com) Hi all! The great folks at DiscountClick.com have a great suite of Internet Marketing services to help out your website or blog. By providing an array of services aimed at improving your SEO and increase traffic (and therefore hopefully sales) to your site, DiscountClick is there to […]


Writing a good Press Release in 5 easy steps…

Hey there… I’m starting to write some press releases announcing the release of the roleplaying game I’ve been working on and have come across some great sites with advice for creating great press releases that I will try and distill down to five easy steps… (I’ll provide links to the other resources I found also […]


Using Squidoo Lenses for your Blog

Hi all! If you haven’t discovered Squidoo yet as yet another way to get the word out for your blog or product efforts, might I suggest that you take a look? Squidoo allows you to take your blog and wrap it in what they call a “lens” — you can use RSS feeds from your […]


Zazzle vs. CafePress

Hi there! Just yesterday I posted a blog entry about CafePress and promoting your business via that service (you can see the article here). While looking for other folks doing similar things, I came across Zazzle. It has a much nicer way to present your products to your user via their widget, like this: You […]


CafePress for Advertising

Hey all… I know most of you have been around the block a time or two with advertising, but I’m just now getting my feet wet with marketing and advertising for my other publishing effort for the Moebius Adventures Roleplaying Game. A few months ago, I started trying my hand at designing funny or thought-provoking […]


Cool thought for advertising…

Have you seen this on the web? http://www.airtightinteractive.com/projects/tiltviewer/app/ It’s a tiltable image viewer that populates itself with pictures from Flickr. I’m surprised nobody has reused this as a banner advertisement technique — roll the mouse cursor over it and it flips to show another banner ad from the same company or the back-side of the […]