I haven’t been posting to my blog that often, but I wanted to recap 2022 and lay out some of my plans for 2023. Overall, 2022 was a pretty good year for me, and I made some progress on business goals with my side projects. I Got a New Day Job For the past two … Continue reading My 2022 Recap and 2023 Plans
Building Real Assets on the Web
Wow, it’s been way too long since I’ve posted anything on this blog. I feel like that’s about how I start every post. Today I read a great post by Nathan Barry called The Billion Dollar Blog. It’s basically about a bunch of different people turning huge blog following into real businesses. It got me … Continue reading Building Real Assets on the Web
Building a Business Around a 3rd Party API
Today I read an interesting post on HackerNews about a price comparison site, PriceZombie, being kicked out of the Amazon Associates program. The Amazon Associates program is Amazon’s affiliate network. Amazon pays a commision for any sales you bring in through affiliate links. Since I have a pretty extensive background with affiliate marketing I have a few thoughts … Continue reading Building a Business Around a 3rd Party API
Are Products the Road to Prosperity?
A few weeks ago a wrote a somewhat popular post about my past experiences trying to make money online. I went through the ups and downs of working as an affiliate promoting other people’s products. At the conclusion of the post I said that I wanted to focus on building some type of product. So … Continue reading Are Products the Road to Prosperity?
IBM Watson Explorer
I’m going to talk a little bit about IBM Watson Explorer (WEX). A few people have contacted me about what I do at my day job as a Watson Explorer Consultant. Since this is my personal site I don’t usually focus on what I do at my 9-5. I’m going to write a few posts … Continue reading IBM Watson Explorer
Make Money Online: Documenting 10 Years of Failure
This is the history of my experience trying to make money online over the past 10 years or so. This is by far the longest post I’ve ever personally written and it’s more of an autobiography than a blog post. I feel like I need to purge some of this stuff from my head so … Continue reading Make Money Online: Documenting 10 Years of Failure
One AdSense Change Dramatically Increased My Earnings…
… and I have no idea what it is. I used to blog actively on my tutorial site, TeamTutorials. In it’s prime the site would see over 100k page views per month. Even in the prime the site barely met the $100 Google AdSense monthly payout threshold. After 2-3 years of not posting it now … Continue reading One AdSense Change Dramatically Increased My Earnings…