Category Archives: Make Money Online

Geting started with WordPress

So, you want to get started making websites or run your own blog? Or you’re just interested in learning more about WordPress. As with most things, the best way to learn is to roll up your sleeves and get to work. Fortunately, there are several free hosting options that will allow you to get started […]

Confessions of an affiliate failure

Hello, my name is T.J. and I’m an affiliate program failure. If you look at my latest earning reports, you can see that I’ve been making slow but steady progress at increasing my websites’ revenue through Google Adsense and eBook sales. I seem to be coming up short in affiliate programs, though. I’ve been running […]

November ’07 earnings report

Well it’s that time again, so here are my November 2007 income results. This month the sites pulled in $120.95, a nice increase over last month. Here is the breakdown by income stream: Adsense: $39.64 eBook Sales: $19.94 Amazon Affiliate: $1.92 CJ Affiliates: $0. WidgetBucks: $2.87 eBay sales: $56.67 Adsense climbed nicely, from an average […]

Stupidity Shield – how to keep from clicking on your own AdSense ads

Like most aspiring dot-com moguls, I am fairly dependent on staying in Google’s good graces.  I’ve got $122.72 in my AdSense account right now, waiting for the next payout.  If I manage to get my AdSense account suspended or banned, I won’t see a penny of it – ever.  Since I try hard to keep […]

October 2007 – best month to date

As October is officially over, I thought I’d share my October 2007 income results. This month the sites pulled in $80.13, almost 30% more than the previous high month (August 2007 @ $49.05). Here is the breakdown by income stream: Adsense: $34.21 eBook Sales: $44.87 Amazon Affiliate: $0. CJ Affiliates: $0. WidgetBucks: $1.05 All time […]

Selling Books for fun and profit

So, you have some books laying around? Think selling them online could make you come cash and clear out some space? It’s definitely a possibility, but where should you sell them? There are five major options for the amateur bookseller: Half.com, Amazon, eBay, ABE and Alibris. All five have their strengths and weaknesses, but my […]

Help! Someone’s stealing my content!

So you figure out that some lowlife is grabbing your RSS feed and using it to populate his MFA splog. Maybe you used copyscape (www.copyscape.com) to find him, maybe you were alerted by a loyal reader. No matter how you find out, you need to take action to avoid Google’s duplicate content penalties, a loss […]