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Category Archives: Rants

5 Ways You Annoy Me in Social Networks

29-Oct-12

Tweet Today I log into Facebook and I am instantly hit with a stack of notifications. I scroll down and find the usual. My sister’s birthday is today. I comment with a happy birthday and an elderly joke. I see new comments on items I commented on, or items I liked. I see people have […]

Sorry iPhone & Android Users for What I’m About to Do

12-Mar-12

Tweet This means war. By this, I mean the total disregard by companies for BlackBerry users. I am, and always will be a BlackBerry loyalist. I love my Torch 9800 with a touchscreen and slide-out full size qwerty keyboard. The suicide inducing Apple devices will never be obtained with my money. I know…who cares right? […]

Are You Over-Using Video in Your Blog Posts?

01-Mar-11

Tweet I have been finding a lot of blogs these days that post videos. Normally, that’s not an issue. However, when video becomes your entire blog post, you can almost guarantee that you will lose readers. I mean, you can’t really be a reader if you are watching a video now can you? The reason […]

How Amazon & I Just Got Screwed by State Government

06-Jan-11

Tweet Just 5 minutes ago, I received an email from Amazon. To my surprise, it was an email informing me that thanks to the Illinois Government, Amazon will likely terminate my associates account. The reason? A new tax scheme that basically aims to eliminate affiliate programs. See the details here. Note that if my Governor […]

Spam Will No Longer Be Approved

24-Dec-10

Tweet I didn’t want to post this, but I felt at this point that I had no choice. For my regulars, this has nothing to do with you so no worries. But for others, I have to warn you that you are wasting your time spamming this blog with keywords. What encouraged me to write […]

Are You Following Inexperienced Advice?

19-Dec-10

Tweet An article I read today rehashed an issue I argued against on another blog a couple months ago. That issue being that content is not king. I instantly get into these debates because I find that the person writing about them is promoting disinformation which goes against everything I teach on this blog. What […]

Help a Person in Need… Firefighters Won’t!

06-Oct-10

Tweet I was inspired to write this post because of a Yahoo! News article I read late last night when I should have been sleeping. But the title of that article just caught my eye because it made me think I was in Iran or some other 3rd world country where people don’t understand what […]

Rant: My Latest Blogging Annoyance

22-Aug-10

Tweet I only posted this rant as a last resort. At first, I thought that maybe I was just coming across a few bloggers who didn’t know better. But then I realized that I was running into them on a regular basis. The offenders? Blogs that only post reviews and affiliate hype posts. Any of […]

When McDonalds Tells You That It’s Breakfast and You Can’t Have Lunch Items

11-Aug-10

Tweet Ok. Now I can honestly say that I wanted to do this at times. This girl actually did it. Maybe McDonalds will get the hint and just give people what they want from now on. Note: there is no sound. I thought something happened with my audio driver at first. Then I realized this […]

Major Turn-Offs From a Professional Bloggers Point of View

29-Jun-10

Tweet Wow, it has been a crazy couple of weeks. After the contest winners announcement and the release of my new ebook (free when you sign-up for my free newsletter), I am now into the full-swing of things here. I will probably even be blogging multiple times per day again. I just wanted to write […]

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