Archive for the ‘advertisers’ category

Living With Beyonce (Or The Problem with Most Blog Networks)

June 7, 2006


[ one of the cool things about having this space is that I get the chance to give other folks the stage once in a while. 9rules honcho Beyonce (or Tyme White to those who don't read this blog) agreed to write something specifically for you guys. I wasn't expecting anything too controversial, oops! It's a great read and really something for writers to think about before joining a blog network.] 


[best of weekend] How To Make Your Blog Network STAND OUT in the crowd

June 3, 2006

flower girl

Everyday some kid is upstairs in his room writing a hit record. But you never hear it.

There are suddenly lot of blog networks popping up. Folks working in their rooms making potentially hit sites.

But how many can you actually name?

The art of getting heard/read/seen above the din of your Rice Crispies is tough.

But let me show you how to do it. Step by step.


Understanding Today’s Consumer (Or How To Guarantee You Don’t Get That Marketing Job)

May 27, 2006


Welcome to Chartreuse(beta) Shoes. Thanks for applying for the marketing position.

I see you have 10 years of marketing experience. That's too bad.



You Can’t Make Money With Adsense Unless Your Site Sucks (Or Avoiding The Abundance Trap)

May 25, 2006


So I'm doing some work for a guy who wants more visitors to his blog.

"I want 1000 readers a day." he told me.

Now that's reasonable.

But the truth is: it's not that important.

In this day and age the numbers don't matter.

Influence does.