Friday Four: Making Connections

by derek on January 14, 2011 · 8 comments

Those that have been around for awhile – or returned after my hiatus – will remember that I liked to use Fridays to share a handful of posts or articles that I stumbled across during the week. Every now and then, we venture out from our inner circle of friends and acquaintances to explore the […]


Looking back on January, there was TONS of information to have read, “magic” being shared, and laughter at someone else’s expense – by a kid no less (c’mon, I know you laughed I sure did)!  Up high reading about Derek share his Magic Formula to More Comments , Adding 440+ Readers to Your Blog in 4 Easy […]


Speedlinking – Be Successful

by derek on January 19, 2009 · 42 comments

Ask someone if they want to be successful. No really, ask someone – I’ll wait. If the person you ask is like most people, they will look at you funny and then answer that of course they want to be successful. Now ask them what steps they are taking to be successful. Chirp…chirp…chirp. While just […]


Speedlinking – Affiliate Marketing

by derek on January 12, 2009 · 49 comments

Affiliate marketing – two words that can make your heart race and your head hurt, all at the same time. As you strive to make money online, you will undoubtedly come to the realization – if you haven’t already – that you need to learn and experiment with affiliate marketing. Not too long ago, we […]


Speedlinking – December’s Most Vocal

by derek on January 5, 2009 · 51 comments

There was a lot of great conversation during the month of December as we discussed a variety of topics, such as affiliate marketing (what not to do with affiliate marketing and the real power of the Amazon Affiliate Program), social media (10 people worth following on FriendFeed) and even blog tips (how to add a […]


The month, and year, are winding down and many of us are enjoying some time away from the normal routine and spending time with our loved ones. Before we all set our sights on what lies ahead in 2009, it is important to remember where we have been as well. With the end of 2008 […]


Speedlinking – 2009 Predictions

by derek on December 22, 2008 · 14 comments

It is hard to believe but 2008 is quickly winding down and people have already started to look forward to what the new year has in store. There is a saying that nothing in this world is certain except for death and taxes, although one could certainly make a case that unrealistic New Year’s Resolutions […]


Speedlinking – The Art Of Photography

by derek on December 15, 2008 · 32 comments

After spending the evening turning the spare bedroom into a make-shift photo studio as I attempted to capture a handful of images for a product review that I am writing, it is only fitting that this edition of Speedlinking be dedicated to the art of photography. In an effort to share a few new discoveries […]


Speedlinking – Friends, Old And New

by derek on December 8, 2008 · 30 comments

In the time since “officially” becoming a blogger, one thing that has been a focal point for me is sharing the wealth. That has taken a variety of forms, including the ability to provide tips and tricks that I have learned over the years or being in a position to donate time and/or funds to […]


Speedlinking – November's Most Vocal

by derek on December 1, 2008 · 26 comments

The month of November brought us historic moments, crazy ‘stache moments, one critical blogging tip for beginners, and a look at who we are based on the books we read. In addition, there has been an increase in dialog between community members of roughly 20% compared to the previous month. To get an idea of […]