Category Archives: Newsbites

For small bits of news, quotations, odd videos, and flimflam.

how to sell your website: SBI Advice

As a regular on this forum, I am putting together some suggestions on selling your site and how to make it seem like a good thing. The original posting by Jim is pretty helpful. But it is a locked thread, so I thought I would add my own experience here. First, and foremost: think like a buyer. If… Read More »

Making Progress with SBI

It’s been months since I started working with SiteBuildIt, and I’m sure that you’ve been keeping uptodate with the posts and pictures of my site(s). But I haven’t really told you much about my experience of the program, and the different phases I’ve gone through. The Basics It took quite a while to digest the material from the… Read More »

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Business Thought for the Day: Getting Started 90% of the Battle – Getting Business 10%

One of the biggest mental hurdles we face when we start any business, website, project, DIY task: we always assume it has to be 100% perfect before we start to get customers. Examples abound of sites and business that spent hours building the perfect widget or wonderful forum only to find that it isn’t making any money at… Read More »

InvestorBlogger Very Speedy Now

For those of you wondering what I’ve done on Obblogatory and here on InvestorBlogger to speed things along recently. I will tell you: I was playing with my other server space at MediaTemple because my blog had slowed to a crawl, and MT were shooting emails at me advising me of the server load on the Databases. So… Read More »

SBI: Tips on Changing Your Domain

I’m in the midst of swapping over my site from my first domain to my new domain, and I’m very happy with how fast things have gone… Some cautionary advice, though. If you have any serious doubts about your first domain name choice, you should DEFINITELY move earlier. I’m moving about 20 pages and it’s a real hassle.… Read More »

2009 Annual Results

Well, I am surprised. For many companies and individuals worldwide, 2009 was a difficult year. I am surprised that even now my online income has only decreased a little in 2009 vs. 2008. Most of the income came as the result of advertising to my small network of blogs, some from my broker, a little from personal interest.… Read More »

BuzzBlog: Great Coffee Beans

I’ve been pretty busy the past few weeks building a new site for my online business. It’s called Great Coffee Beans, and though it’s still early days, I’ve quite progressed along the track of building this site. Why is it different? Well, it’s different because it’s my first site to focus on the SBI site building ideas, so… Read More »

Should I sell my blog?

One recent forum, I came across this sad letter. Why? Read the letter first to find out the problem: I have worked hard and have done pretty well in my site I believe, traffic is building to around 150 visitors per day. … But I am currently deeply involved in a book writing project for (way off my… Read More »