Archive for the ‘Internet Business’ Category

How I Make Money On The Side By Doing Online Surveys

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Online Surveys get paid to do them

If you can get an invitation from an online survey company that is willing to pay you for your opinion, you are quite lucky. Generally, there are limited space when it comes to online surveys which pays you for your time to fill out a 5 to 25 minute long survey…the longer the survey usually the higher the online survey company will pay you. The rate they pay you can range from $3 to $12, and if you fill out the survey to a point, and you don’t qualify as the group of people they need, you usually would get like $0.50 for your 1 minute.

Resolutions for Year 2010 – What Does 2010 Bring and What My Goals Are This Year and Good Riddence 2009

Sunday, January 10th, 2010

Year of the White Tiger 2010

Let me just first say that 2009 was quite a negative and difficult year. Not only did the world economy took a dive, the stock markets were a little hard to play and jobs were disappearing faster than you can sneeze. I’m sure for a lot of people have felt the effects of last years downturn and can relate to what I just wrote.

Making Money With Blogs and Micro-Sites Ever So Slowly

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

How to work from home

Since I started back in 2005 tinkering with designing web sites and placing affiliate links on the website, I have come a long way working my web business part-time.  It is now at the end of 2009, and soon 2010 and from a percentage perspective the business is now making almost twice its cost, about 90% profit, before taxes.

1and1 Raises Domain Name Prices in November, 2008

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

1and1 raises domain name pricesCurrently .com, .net, .us, .org, .info, .name, and .biz domains cost me $6.99 USD. However, this coming November which is only a few days away, 1and1 will be raising .com, .net, .us, .org, .info, .name, and .biz domain prices to $8.99 per year. That is a $2 difference, quite a bit…28.75% increase to be exact.

2007 Was A Volatile Year For Me – Lots of Changes

Monday, December 31st, 2007

by Das Brain

Australia 2007 Gold Coin chinese zodiac pig Year 2007 as the title of this post suggest was an extremely volatile year for me. At the beginning of 2007 I watched on CNN a gentleman from Hong Kong, talking about the Chinese pig or boar zodiac, and calendar prediction for 2007. The man said that usually years ending with the number 7 are very volatile, and he also mentioned that 2007 has metal, fire and water elements associated with it. Well, when you mix hot metal and water you get a lot of sizzle and volatility and that is exactly what I got for 2007.

Apple Finally Gets Ownership of From Domain Owner

Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

A post on Paul Sloan “The Key” blog talks about Apple finally getting control or buying out the domain name Apparently, use to point to a website that had a bunch of ads on it that sold cell phones, however the website did not sell iPhones, go figure. It was probably a MFA (Made For Adsense) site.

Domain Tasting The Expensive Way – Recently Cancelled 53 Domain Names

Sunday, April 15th, 2007

by Das Brain

Domain TastingIf you are unfamiliar with the term “domain tasting” than this is the post or article will help shed some light on the subject. Basically, domain tasting is when an individual or a business purchases a large amount of domains and parks them right away to test to see if there is any traffic on the domain name and also to see if the traffic can be converted into clicks which generate revenue. The two things they are looking for is “type-in” traffic and high “click-through-ratio (CTR). If the domain names they register makes more than what the domain name cost, then they keep the domain names, however if they don’t then of course the obvious route is to cancel the domain names.

Just Installed A Blog Comment Spam Plug-in

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Over the last little while it seems like a particular spammer has put my blog into his automated spamming campaign. The amount of blog comment spam that I have been receiving has increased significantly. On average I am getting about 6 per day, however in the last few days it has jumped to about 5 or 6 every hour.

Making Money From Old Stuff Around The House

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

by Das Brain

It’s March and Spring season is just around the corner. Time to do some Spring cleaning which means gather up all the old stuff accumulated over the years in the basement and in the closet and get rid of them………uhm hold on I mean try to sell them.

Stop, Don’t Register That Domain Name Yet Until You Read This!

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

by Das Brain

Now getting back to the topic of making money on the internet. If are a newbie to internet businesses and you are thinking of registering domain names for the purpose of domain parking or buying / selling domain names this post or article is a must read. This post is basically a detailed story of my own experience with buying and selling domain names, including my big mistakes and what NOT to do when registering domain names.

Technorati Search Result and Claim Blog Problems

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

I have been having problems lately with Technorati’s service. I’m sure this is nothing new as when I searched the web to see if other people are having the same issues, sure enough they are.

So far I still cannot claim my blog, it’s been 2 weeks and the bloody feature still does not work somehow. I get the following message over and over again.

“There was a problem claiming your blog. Please try again in a few minutes. You can also go to Technorati Help for help claiming your blog.”