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Kontera - Ad income

Posted by Jimmy Tan | 7/07/2008 12:32:00 PM | | 0 comments »

I just received an email that Kontera is giving 100% Rev share for publishers joining in July 08. If you have not monetize your site with Kontera ads, you should sign up now.

Sign up for Kontera ads - Pays well, saves space

So, what is Kontera?

Kontera is the little bubble pop up on those links underlined with a double line.

How do I add the ad?

Just add the code or plugin and the ads will appear on its own.

I have a Blogger Blogspot. Can I join?

Yes, you can now. Kontera now has widget for Blogger.

Top Reasons Why You Should Use Firefox 3

Posted by Jimmy Tan | 7/06/2008 03:09:00 PM | | 0 comments »

If you are not using firefox web browser, chances are you are using Internet Explorer (IE). Don’t get me wrong, IE is good and excellent web browser but I found Firefox perform better than IE. As a part-time web developer, blogger and avid web surfer, I have both browser installed in my machine.

Let check out why it’s time for you to switch over for secure browsing using firefox. I found out that Stand Blog ( has done a good job there by expressing the important points. Let check out the following :-
Safer browsing

* 1 - Proven security track record, with more frequent, transparent updates, so that you use a safer browser
* 2 - malware protection to be protected against unwanted downloads such as viruses and trojan horses

Better browsing, with thousands of improvements

* 3 - Awesome bar, so that you can find places you’ve been before with a couple of keystrokes
* 4 - “Save on exit” so that when you launch Firefox, you’re immediately ready to surf, with last windows and tabs open
* 5 - Remember passwords without a dialog box, so that you decide to save the password after you’ve logged-in
* 6 - New download manager, users can pause a download and resume it later, with a search box to easily retrieve previous downloads
* 7 - Customizable: change the look and feel (themes) and add features (extensions) to Firefox through the built-in add-ons manager. More than 5,000 community-built extensions are available for free!

Better performance

* 8 - Fastest on complex Web applications, such as GMail so you are more comfortable, even on old machines
* 9 - Uses less memory than any other browser, so you’ll get more mileage out of your computer
* 10 - Moving the Web forward by supporting advanced Web standards so that the Web keeps evolving and benefits users in the long term.

Blogging can earn money?

Posted by Jimmy Tan | 7/06/2008 03:02:00 PM | | 0 comments »

Some people might wondering how the blogger earn money from blogging? If you are blogger, i do believed that you know the answer. Blog is one strong weapon to bring you revenue if you really work hard on it. But how?

1. PPC advertisement
PPC is Pay Per Click. Many people confuse about Pay Per Click (PPC) and Paid to Click(PTC), I would like to said that they are totally different. Do you heard about Adsense? Yes, adsense is one of the PPC programs. Adsense is owned by google and they use your blog to publish the advertisement, once the adsvertisement get clicked, then you get paid. How much can we get from PPC? The answer is depend, some blogger can even get 5 figure per month

2. Sell advertisement space
Well, we can see many advertiser can looking for quality blog/website to display their adsvertisement. They might pay you per month or per action or per sales. Depend to the term and condition. If you do have a good sales on your blog/website, you will earn a lot commission.

3. Blog post review
Some Paid to blog/review site do looking for blogger to write a review for their product/website. In this case, they will pay for you to just review their website/product on your blog. How much the blogger will earn from the review? I can say it can be up to $500 per review, it is depend to how good your blog is.

Well, those are the basic income for the blogger. So, now you know blogging can bring you revenue beside enjoy your posting.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) introduction

Posted by Jimmy Tan | 7/06/2008 03:00:00 PM | | 0 comments »

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the volume and quality of traffic to a web site from search engines via "natural" ("organic" or "algorithmic") search results for targeted keywords. Usually, the earlier a site is presented in the search results or the higher it "ranks", the more searchers will visit that site. SEO can also target different kinds of search, including image search, local search, and industry-specific vertical search engines.

As a marketing strategy for increasing a site's relevance, SEO considers how search algorithms work and what people search for. SEO efforts may involve a site's coding, presentation, and structure, as well as fixing problems that could prevent search engine indexing programs from fully spidering a site. Other, more noticeable efforts may include adding unique content to a site, ensuring that content is easily indexed by search engine robots, and making the site more appealing to users. Another class of techniques, known as black hat SEO or spamdexing, use methods such as link farms and keyword stuffing that tend to harm search engine user experience. Search engines look for sites that employ these techniques and may remove them from their indices.

The initialism "SEO" can also refer to "search engine optimizers" or "Search Engine Optimizician", terms adopted by an industry of consultants who carry out optimization projects on behalf of clients, and by employees who perform SEO services in-house. Search engine optimizers may offer SEO as a stand-alone service or as a part of a broader marketing campaign. Because effective SEO may require changes to the HTML source code of a site, SEO tactics may be incorporated into web site development and design. The term "search engine friendly" may be used to describe web site designs, menus, content management systems, URLs, and shopping carts that are easy to optimize.

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FireFox Add-ons

Posted by Jimmy Tan | 7/06/2008 02:57:00 PM | | 0 comments »

What is Add-ons?
FireFox Add-on is improving the tabs directly adds to the browsing experience and letting you personalize your browsing experience which also make the job of website designer and developers much easier.

How to add-ons?
Add-ons is just simple as 1,2,3, let's start the ad-ons now

1. Go to "Tools", then choose "Add-ons"

2. Click on the "Get Extensions"

3.Choose either from the Categories or you can type the add-ons name and search. Besides, you can also find the "Added Recommend" and "Most Popular" add-ons

See, that's easy, only 3 steps.

SEO Forum & Blog

Posted by Jimmy Tan | 7/06/2008 02:56:00 PM | | 0 comments »

To know more about SEO, introduce here some of the famous forum and blog



Never miss the first three forum if you like to know more about SEO. You can get ton of SEO knowledge from those forum listed above.



Personally speaking, I like the 6 blogs listed above. They are all expert in SEO, spend some time on those blog and you might become expert.