Category Archives: Website

September 2006 Goals Review

It certainly was an interesting month with both good and bad news. The bad news was that our adsense revenue fell dramatically this month to a tune of over $15 a day. Ouch! I think this is the first time … Continue reading

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Car Insurance – New Satellite Sites

This is a first for us and I would be interested in anyone’s opinion on what they would do in this situation. I had a lot of good content on saving money on car insurance and have been looking for … Continue reading

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August 2006 Goals Review

August continued along the lines of July and it was another good month overall. Both Nate and I will be pleased if we can continue building at the pace we have over the last 2 months, but also know that … Continue reading

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My Money Forest Interview

There are certain areas that I talk about quite a bit in this blog, but there are other areas that I don’t mention as often. Tim over at My Money Forest asked me quite a few questions for his blog … Continue reading

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Blogoversary – New Sat Site

I took notice that over the last couple of months a lot of personal finance writers have had the blogoversaries. As I sometimes do, after reading about one of these (I can’t remember exactly which one which is a shame … Continue reading

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Building A Blog Community Network

I’ve had several people ask me how Nate and I have built our blog community. For those who are not familiar, we also run the SavingAdvice.com website where we have an area where we have a personal finance blog community … Continue reading

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Sanyo Xacti – New Video Camera

I finally purchased a video camera which I hope to use quite a bit in the months to come. I went against my normal shopping habits on this one and I hope that will ultimately be for the better in … Continue reading

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It’s Going To Be A Busy Week

This is another post that only has a minor connection to actual personal finance, but might explain why there may be a bit less posting than normal this week. This is going to be one of the busiest and most … Continue reading

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The New Alpha Guy

I mentioned that we had picked up a few new blogs that we added to our growing family last week. We found a writer for one of them. I’d like to extend a big welcome to Khyron who will be … Continue reading

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Newest Project

A quick step away from personal finance… I’m not sure whether I should be happy or disappointed that one of the most popular posts on this site has little to do with personal finances. The fact is that my post … Continue reading

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Yahoo Ads Experiment Update II

I mentioned earlier that Yahoo Publisher Network ads were performing so poorly on our grocery coupon guide site that it only took a week to realize we needed to switch back to Google Adsense. That was definitely a smart move … Continue reading

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Forever Stamp

One of the decisions that Nate and I have decided to take is to invest in domain names. We believe these are great investments because they cost little (under $6 per year) and have the potential to earn a lot … Continue reading

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July Goal Review

We had a good July (knock on wood) and have seen some improvements on performance on a few of the satellite sites that hadn’t been performing as well as we had hoped in the past. In fact, we have reached … Continue reading

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People Stealing Content – Plagiarism

I wrote a bit yesterday about the day at the Blogher conference. One of the little tidbits I collected from the conference was a tool that you have if people are stealing your content. This is always a problem I … Continue reading

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Bloghim at Blogher

5:45 The workshops are over and I was finally able to meet another pfblogger out here (believe me, there are not very many at this conference) who was Nina from Queer Cents / Sitting Pretty who was actually leading one … Continue reading

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Additions To Our Family

One of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of beginning a blog is finding an audience. Unless you actively seek others to trade links with, comment on ones that are popular and put a lot of effort into promoting what … Continue reading

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Yahoo Ads Experiment Update

I mentioned a few days ago that we were trying out Yahoo Publisher Network (YPN) on a couple of our satellite sites to see how they compared to Google’s Adsense. While we had planned to do the experiment for the … Continue reading

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Experimenting With Yahoo Ads

Nate and I have decided to experiment a bit with Yahoo Publisher Network (YPN) this month on two of our satellite sites and see how they compare to the results we’ve been getting with Google AdSense. While Google has been … Continue reading

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2006 Goals Review – June

I missed going through my goals last month as I was busy with the move, so I definitely want to get through them this month – especially since we’ve reached the half year mark. We’ve made progress in a lot … Continue reading

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Surprising Monday

It was a pretty quick start to the week and had a few surprises for me. The blog went down for about an hour because two of my posts made it to the front page of Digg.com (Creative Job – … Continue reading

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