Blogging

PayPerPost, Paris Hilton, and Violating the Trust Between You and Me

Recently, I’ve seen several personal finance blogs jump on the pay per post bandwagon. Also recently, I’ve found myself deleting several blogs from my daily reading list. Is there a connection? Of course. The old bromide goes “there’s no such thing as bad publicity,” and it’s never been more true than today. Everyone is aware …

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Building A Better Blog: An Addendum

Recently, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of enjoying two exceptional resources for building a successful blog. Pro Blogger’s 31 Days to Building a Better Blog is an absolutely stellar collection of articles on the topic of building a successful blog of any kind. If you’re really serious about making a blog work, every article here …

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Using Blogs (and Other Internet Resources) to Buy Cool Christmas Gifts and Save Money

Now that the Christmas shopping season is upon us, many of us are wondering what on earth we should get for people in our family. “What do I buy for my ultra-trendy teenage niece?” you might be wondering, or “How can I get something that will wow Uncle Ron without breaking the bank?” Interestingly enough, …

The Simple Dollar Giveaway #1

Last week, The Simple Dollar reviewed The Millionaire Next Door in detail. This week, The Simple Dollar is giving away the book to one lucky winner! Here’s how you enter: If you have a blog: 1. Dig around the archives of The Simple Dollar and find a post that interests you besides this one. You …

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Seven Ways To Help Your Blogging Friends

Blogging, particularly among a group of bloggers on a specific topic, is a community. We all have the same interests and passions and we find great insight in each other’s thoughts. Naturally, we want other bloggers in this community to succeed, but what can we do to help our brother and sister bloggers? Here are …