Niche Site Duel: Progress Log #2

September 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm (Work) (, , )

Ooookay so I’ve been really unproductive since the last update. I went to stay with out-of-town relatives for a week, and while there was Internet access it wasn’t quite as convenient as at home, and I ended up getting distracted reading the books I’d just gotten from the library. So, a week and three books later, I’m at pretty much the same point as last time. The keyword I was ranking at #23 for I’m now at #19 for, so that’s something at least.

Over at The Keyword Academy they’re having something called “Summer Rush,” which involved setting (and meeting) a goal for number of words published over the summer. It goes through the end of September, which is 10 days away, and I’m still way behind my tiny little goal of 50,000 words. I got a late start, but it’s still no excuse, and I plan to make up the difference before the end. I’m going to ignore my Hubpages stuff for now, and focus entirely on my site for the duel. My goal is to have 15-20 total posts up on the site in the next 10 days, as well as at least one backlink article posted a day (preferably more than that written a day, but I’ll schedule the publishing dates).

So, since I don’t really have anything to report this time, instead I’ll respond to a comment on my last update wanting more information about my keyword search. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fall TV Schedule

September 20, 2010 at 8:12 pm (TV) (, )

The other day I finally sat down and figured out what I’m watching and when this fall. Since the premieres of most of my shows are this week, it was really about time :)

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Niche Site Duel: Progress Log #1

September 9, 2010 at 9:12 pm (Work) (, , )

One of the blogs I follow is Smart Passive Income, and recently on that site the creator, Pat, mentioned a “niche site duel” another blogger had challenged him to. Now, I’ve been dabbling in niche sites for about a year, but have seriously lacked the motivation to really put an effort into it. But I like challenges (…sometimes), and lately I have been trying to work a lot harder on my Internet money-making endeavors because I am desperate to not have to get a “real job.” So. Seemed like perfect timing, and Pat invited others to get involved as well, so I figured I’d give it a go :D (…..Can it still be a duel if there are more than two people?)

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White Collar: Season 2 in 10 Minutes

September 7, 2010 at 8:58 pm (Recap/Review, TV) ()

So in about 20 minutes is the mid-season finale of White Collar. I was totally meaning to do a review/recap of the season so far after the marathon on Friday, but as usual other stuff got in the way and I didn’t get around to it.

Which is why I will now attempt to sum up the — 6? 7? I don’t even know — episodes thus far in 10 minutes. Aaaaaaand……go!

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White Collar Marathon on USA

September 3, 2010 at 10:43 am (TV) (, , )

White Collar marathon on today! I’m always up for re-watching the first season episodes :D Plus they’re replaying second-season episodes later, and since I’ve only seen those once they definitely need another viewing. I even missed a few minutes of a couple episodes, so I’m looking forward to seeing what I missed.

Going a little crazy on Twitter watching the marathon, but oh well :D I’m going to try to take some notes during the 2nd-season eps and write up a recap/review post before the summer finale next week. Totally meant to do that for the first season and never got around to it, so wish me luck this time around :D

(Link to LJ post)

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