Earn income from your website

October 26, 2006 at 11:52 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This sounds like a spam line but I’m serious.  Regular folks are making money from their sites and blogs.  A very few have been able make a living from their website.

Before I get to the tools that can help you in this effort remember one thing: content counts.  You can put all of the ads you want on a website but if there isn’t a reason to visit then…you won’t have any visitors.

Here’s a good overview: Making Money With Your Blog

And two useful tools:

Google Adsense
Amazon Associates

Graphic novel (comic book) is finalist for National Book Award

October 26, 2006 at 8:26 am | Posted in books, tech | Leave a comment

2006_yangcomic.jpgThe Chronicle describes teacher Gene Luen Yang’s first efforts at creating a comic book. In the fifth grade, he and a friend created “Spade Hunter” and sold the hand-colored comic with the profits going to charity.

Now he is a National Book Award finalist- the first ever for a graphic novel.

Read the Chronicle article.

Barack Obama changes his mind about the presidency

October 26, 2006 at 8:04 am | Posted in politics | Leave a comment

Catch the last half of this past Sunday’s Obama Interview on Meet the Press.  Watch the WHOLE clip to hear Obama announce that the “door may be open” for him to consider a presidential bid in 2008.

Was he fearing Kerry flip-flop comparisions?

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