October 2007

Whether you are advertising for a brick and mortar business or an online dot com business, you should always be sure to proofread your advertisements. You might event want to have a handful of people proofread any advertisement before it is distributed to thousands of people through direct mail coupon packages. Sounds like a good […]


Speedlinking – 15 Oct 2007

by derek on October 15, 2007 · 5 comments

In honor of Blog Action Day today, I have dedicated this edition of Speedlinking to a few of the sites that are on my list of regular reads that participated in the theme of blogging on the environment. 1. Darren Rowse asked how can bloggers be environmentally responsible? Darren provided a few ideas, including the […]


Earlier this week I was tagged in a meme to help spread the word about the charity event being sponsored by Internet Marketers of New York (IMNY) to benefit The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. This meme was originated by Marty Weintraub, who recently shared his story about when he was diagnosed with Stage 3B lymphoma. […]


Anyone that operates a blog has likely asked themselves the question of how often they should post on their blog at least once. Right? I know that I have and I am sure that I am not alone. As much as I would like to tell you that I have the absolute answer to that […]


Conquering The 7-Month Itch

by derek on October 10, 2007 · 19 comments

You’ve likely heard of the 7-year itch with regard to marriage. The other day this blog surpassed the 7-month itch and is still as fun as the very first day some seven months ago. It hasn’t always been easy – particularly with the new blog that I am authoring on Dad Balance – but it […]


One of the popular traditions around the blogosphere is for bloggers to share a little link love with their fellow bloggers by linking to sites and/or specific posts that were particularly interesting. On many sites, including this one, there is a special edition of link love dedicated to the readers that provided the most comments […]


Speedlinking – 08 Oct 2007

by derek on October 8, 2007 · 12 comments

Each Monday I like to post a little bit of link love with my weekly edition of Speedlinking. The first Monday of the month is dedicated to the top commentators from the previous month but the remaining weeks offer quite a few alternatives. Some weeks I will highlight articles that I found particularly interesting around […]


Join The Cubs Suck Club

by derek on October 6, 2007 · 2 comments

Being a Chicago White Sox fan, I naturally fell in love with the Cubs Suck Club when it was brought to my attention by Ryan Knuppel from knupNet. When Ryan contacted me, he had mentioned a promotion that was running where you could purchase a link on the Cubs Suck Club for a one-time fee […]


Thursday Thought :: The Unknown Friend

by derek on October 4, 2007 · 10 comments

As I drove crawled home through rush-hour traffic tonight I was lost in thought about all of the people driving to and from on the route that I drive to work each day. With each person that inched by me in the next lane, I could not help but wonder what that person was like […]


ProBlogger Birthday Bash Winner

by derek on October 3, 2007 · 16 comments

Darren Rowse from ProBlogger is currently giving away over $54,000 worth of prizes in his Birthday Bash celebration. The first giveaway to kick off the prize bonanza was for 12 random winners to receive a copy of Aaron Wall’s SEO Book. After reading so many positive reviews of this book, I had asked my wife […]