Denied By Market Leverage…Twice

by derek on August 20, 2008 · 29 comments

If you have spent any time surfing the blogosphere recently, you’ve likely seen a good deal of publicity surrounding the affiliate company Market Leverage. John Chow has been running a Market Leverage affiliate challenge and not too long ago Enkay reminded us that Market Leverage is where its at. Of course you also have people […]


With gas prices denting our pockets more and more (although recently it has leveled off a bit) people are pulling out all the stops to try and reduce their driving and/or improve their mileage. Surely you have read the tips about how your driving habits can improve your mileage – drive slower, consolidate trips, maintain […]


Blogging For Money :: April 2008

by derek on May 7, 2008 · 26 comments

Last month the challenge was made to push through my previous all-time record in terms of earnings and surpass the $700 per month mark. The tallies are in and the numbers have been calculated. Even though the Amazon affiliate program is not properly crediting my account for the commission on the sales that were made […]


You might remember that this time last month I mentioned a new way to monetize your blog using PredictAd. PredictAd is a service that adds a rather unobtrusive auto-complete feature to your site search box. In addition to the auto-complete, PredictAd has the ability to display contextual ads within the search box. As I mentioned […]


The Birthday Booty

by derek on April 22, 2008 · 25 comments

Last week was my wife’s birthday and you might recall that I promised to come back and reveal the birthday booty. No…not that kind of booty – that might be better served for Silent Pillow. The kind of birthday booty that I am going to discuss here is the haul that my wife received on […]

{ 25 comments } :: Sorry, You Don't Cut It

by derek on April 16, 2008 · 17 comments

Sedo, the domain name broker, recently sold the domain for a nice little chunk of change – well, little as in $2.6 million little. While there aren’t too many people that would complain about pocketing $2.6 million for selling a domain name, unfortunately doesn’t quite cut it in terms of the most expensive […]


Blogging For Money :: March 2008

by derek on April 2, 2008 · 25 comments

The challenge that I set forth for myself in March was to reach a new all-time high in terms of blog earnings. While I fell short of that goal by less than $40.00, I am happy to say that I surpassed my numbers from last month. In an effort to continue working towards my goal […]