September 2008

The month of September was all about new experiences… From turning a year younger on my birthday to my first of what I expect will be many trips to BlogWorld, I had an opportunity to meet new people and learn new things. Speaking of new things, I cannot leave out my first trip to Miami […]


Lets Get Ready To Rumble

by derek on September 26, 2008 · 20 comments

Ladies and gentlemen…lets get ready to rumble. Ok, maybe that is a bit of a stretch but with the recent actions of John McCain, the presidential debate scheduled for tonight seems to have taken on a new level of interest for many people. Initially, John McCain had refused to commit to attending the debate and […]


Blogging As A Business

by derek on September 24, 2008 · 41 comments

Over the last couple of days, I’ve shared a few of my experiences from BlogWorld and have been giving a good deal of thought to a particular topic that was covered at the conference – the idea of taking your blog from the stage of being a hobby and turning it into an actual business. […]


A few days have passed now since returning home from BlogWorld08 and I thought that I would share with you a few quotes/comments that I picked up during a couple of the sessions, as well as embarrass myself by sharing a couple of pictures (for those that don’t know, I am very self-conscious of having […]


Speedlinking – BlogWorld Edition

by derek on September 22, 2008 · 17 comments

Wow…what a week it has been! The first part of the week was spent in Miami and then I returned home for a day before heading out to attend BlogWorld in Las Vegas! Let me just tell you that BlogWorld was an amazing experience. Not only because of a few really great sessions but because […]


Q&A Round 5 :: The Answers

by derek on September 19, 2008 · 29 comments

SEO Company asks: What is your favorite cricket team? Derek: I have seen the game a few times and even work with a guy who plays from time to time, but I have no idea about actual teams and could not name a single team even if my life depended on it. Bob @ iPod […]


Heading To Vegas For BlogWorld Expo

by derek on September 18, 2008 · 13 comments

By the time this coming weekend has concluded, I will have traveled from one end of the country to the other – or just about. Just a few days ago I had left home for a business trip to Miami and now I am preparing to depart for the BlogWorld Expo in Las Vegas! This […]


Ocean View From The Loews Hotel

by derek on September 17, 2008 · 27 comments

For the last few nights, I have had an absolutely amazing view overlooking the Atlantic Ocean from the balcony of my hotel room at the Loews Hotel in Miami, Florida. While I am happy to be back home with my wife and kids (at least for a day or so before I head out to […]


Speedlinking – Miami Edition

by derek on September 15, 2008 · 18 comments

This edition of Speedlinking comes to you from the coast of the Atlantic Ocean as I am visiting Miami, Florida for a work conference. My room at the Loews Hotel is overlooking the ocean, which is adding to the difficulty of making it to the conference sessions. In honor of my first trip to Miami, […]


Q&A Round 5 :: The Questions

by derek on September 12, 2008 · 9 comments

The time has come for another Q&A Session, which is something that I really look forward to every month. It has been a lot of fun for me to answer all of your questions, as there have really been some outstanding (and difficult) questions in the previous rounds. You can ask anything that you like […]

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