February 2008

With most hosting accounts you are allocated a specific amount of bandwidth – or data transfer – per month. Depending on your host, you may have more than enough bandwidth to handle a large spike in traffic or you may suffer the dreaded notice of account suspension when you exceed your limit. As an example, […]


There are many bloggers across the Interweb that are working very hard to try and stake their claim to a little fame and fortune through their blog. The make money online blog genre has exploded and there are millions of people fighting for a slice of the pie. One mechanism of using your blog to […]


Salty :: Eleven Months On The Interweb

by derek on February 12, 2008 · 11 comments

Another month of blogging has come and gone – only one away from celebrating the one year blogiversary since this blog was launched. The eleventh month has been somewhat of a blur – or at least it feels that way sitting here now. Last month I had talked about the goal of getting a little […]


Speedlinking – 11 Feb 2008

by derek on February 11, 2008 · 6 comments

It is that time again to spread a little link love around the blogosphere with this edition of Speedlinking. The posts have been piling up in my Google Reader and I’ve got a few that I would like to share with all of you. 1. Matt over at Blog About Your Blog recently took a […]


Contest Crazy :: Win A Free T-Shirt

by derek on February 7, 2008 · 35 comments

Since Valentine’s Day is approaching and it is nice to do a little something for the people that are important to you – which all of you are to me – I thought it would be fun to have another contest! In addition to the opportunity to win free money in my groundbreaking referral contest, […]

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Use These Banners To Win $106.34

by derek on February 6, 2008 · 13 comments

When I announced my latest contest where the blog that refers the most traffic in February will win $106.34, I had a few people ask if I had any banner ads that they could use to advertise my site. At the time I did not have anything created – but that has now changed. It […]


Blogging for Money – January 2008

by derek on February 5, 2008 · 11 comments

If you remember, December saw my streak of five consecutive months of record earnings come to a close. However, the new year has brought new success with my efforts to earn money from blogging. In 2008, I have set a goal to focus more on affiliate marketing as an additional tool to make money online. […]


Speedlinking – 04 Feb 2008

by derek on February 4, 2008 · 8 comments

The new year has brought many things, including my first real experience with hitting the blogging wall as well as the announcement of a rather unique cash contest. In addition to all of that, I have been fortunate in that all of you have continued to share your valuable comments with everyone and have developed […]


Win $106.34 At Derek Semmler Dot Com

by derek on February 1, 2008 · 33 comments

COLD…HARD…CASH – who wants some? How to Win It is really quite simple…refer the most traffic to this site between February 1st, 2008 and February 25th, 2008 and you win! The official measurement of referred traffic will be the numbers reported by Google Analytics. On the 25th, I will log into my Analytics account and […]