Monthly Archives: May 2011

Building Friends Not Traffic

I finally finished my crash course on how to make millions blogging… and I think I may have to pass.  I am all good with learning how to optimize my keywords and learning to professionalize, but my enthusiam started going … Continue reading

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eBay Scam Alert – Buyer Beware

Last year I got hit with a scam that almost cost me $5,000. There were warning signs that I should have been aware of, but I was pressed for time and so I let my judgment slide. The scariest thing … Continue reading

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How Farmville is Harvesting Us

When it comes to marketing, nothing is sacred.  Farmville, one of the most popular social games on Facebook, is turning into a major commercial influence. There is real value in virtual goods, so much value that some businesses are taking … Continue reading

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The Dacyczyn Decision – Interview with America’s Favorite Tightwad, Amy Dacyczyn

I used to throw money away all the time. It’s not because I didn’t like money or because I had an excess of cash that needed disposing of. On the contrary, I was constantly trying to get more of it into my pockets, … Continue reading

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Write Your Own Future in Three Steps

My favorite villian is Grant Morrison, The Writer from The Suicide Squad.   His super power was writing, and he wore a laptop strapped to his chest.  Whatever he wrote on this laptop became reality – essentially he wrote his own future.  … Continue reading

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Stage II of the Great WordPress Migration

 Things are working back into a steady rhythm after the big move and we are ready to begin Stage II, the behind the scenes stuff. The original reason for moving this blog from Blogger (where I was quite happy) to … Continue reading

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Married in Australia

“This time next year you will live in Australia, blog professionally and be known as Mrs. Smith.”  If a fortune-teller had told me those words last year at this time, I would have laughed and demanded my money back. I … Continue reading

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Blog Review: Life a Bit South of Normal

When I was asked to review the blog, My Life a Bit South of Normal, it reminded me of my own experiences with my Kentucky bred grandma. The writing is warm and readers will have the impression that they are sharing a piece … Continue reading

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If Spock Got Pregnant I’d Call Him Mom

Most people don’t know who my mother is.  I usually don’t say a lot about her, not because I don’t love her.  I don’t talk about her because we have a more professional relationship then the usual mommy/daughter thing.  If … Continue reading

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WordPress Vs. Blogger

I’m finally all moved over to WordPress and the feathers are starting to unruffle.  The first few days have been a rush to transfer feeds, change links and get used to the new format. I came over because I wanted to … Continue reading

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