Malaysia Inland Revenue Board (IRB) Audits Bloggers

My, oh, my. Imagine answering the door with 2 men wearing round shaped glasses, suited up, carrying briefcases, waltzing into your home. Or, a bright table lamp shone upon you while you only hear questions, within a dark room. Okay, maybe the IRB don’t do those things. But they sure will fish your file out, … Read more

How Effective Post Titles Affect Your Blog?

Currently, I’m doing research for a project and I’ve been asking for websites which accentuate colors. And an online friend; hinching, recommended me Devlounge on Twitter. @dannyfoo try devlounge.com and have a look at their Friday focus posts. I think there was a colour theme a while back. 🙂 Well, it was a great recommendation … Read more

WordPress WP Greet Box Plugin Downloaded and Activated

The WordPress WP Greet Box plugin creates an automated greeting message to your referred visitors when they read your blog. Yes, referred visitors from search engines, Delicious, Digg and a whole lot more. After activating the plugin, it supports up to 30+ referrer sources. If you’re a new or existing reader to my blog, you’ll … Read more

The Meaning of A Food Blogger

Sometime back, I was inspired by an article written about a Singaporean food blogger; ladyironchef, by Blogpress. The part of the interview which inspired me was when he said this: I do accept invitations for an invited food tasting session, but such tastings are non-obligatory; I reserve the right not to blog about it, and the restaurant … Read more

The 3 Most Common WordPress Theme Types

Before you ask, why only WordPress? It’s because I’ve only been following, researching and observing WordPress ever since I transitioned from being a MovableType to WordPress. Hence, this is my observation of the 3 most common wordpress theme types. Type 1: Free WordPress themes Image credits: Mariesol WordPress has made itself super popular because of … Read more

How Can I Get More Readers To Read This?

This in particular is the subject itself. Or, more commonly known as the headline, which catches the reader’s attention. It’s not every day you come up with a good headline then notice throngs of people wanting to read it. Well, you don’t need a headline if you’re already popular in my opinion. 😛 Right now, … Read more

Set Short Term and Long Term Google Adsense Goals

Think MoneyI may not be the richest blogger in Malaysia who earns from Google Adsense, but I’m still thankful for the monetary support Google has given me. By the way, WHO IS the richest blogger in Malaysia earning from Google Adsense? Or is there none?

So anyway, I thought I’d share a thing or two of how I managed to earn a healthy income from Google Adsense. Note I said healthy…and not ludicrously rich or I earn an income as high as a senior position in a company. Well, one of the things I did and still do is set short term and long term goals for my Google Adsense earnings. As far as I can recall, I’ve always mentioned about having a blogging strategy and now, this is one of them.

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Why Malaysia Bloggers Covered The Edison Chen Sex Scandal?

grunge sex scndalThink about it. If you were a fan of Edison Chen, Gillian Chung, Cecillia Cheung, Bobo Chan and whoever was related in this Hong Kong sex scandal, will you be blogging about it? Will you as their fan and Malaysia blogger tell the whole world about your idol’s connection to the scandal?

I’m neither their fan but thought why are Malaysia bloggers covering the whole Edison Chen sex scandal? Obviously, everyone loves a scandal but I believe it was because every Malaysia blogger wanted to be the source of the scandal itself. They all wanted to start a few good posts so other bloggers will storm their blogs – mostly, for the photos.

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All You Need Is A Few Good Posts

blog cardIf there’s one thing the Apple iPhone blogging series taught me, it’s all you need is a few good posts to generate traffic and earn a small profit from Adsense. I’m not saying it is easy to earn money online but all you need is a few good blog posts to start earning some money.

In addition, a few shouldn’t be interpreted as 2-3 posts but 5-7 posts. A good handful of blog posts is equivalent to 10-20 posts of half-baked content you may have written in a rush. As all bloggers would know, content still remains king.

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The Easiest Way to Generate Blog Traffic

try this outThe easiest always goes unnoticed as many bloggers think to generate traffic is rocket science. If it’s not science, it’s some mathematical equation they blame the ‘big daddy’ for coming up with it. Well, the easiest way to generate blog traffic is through comments.

When was the last time you ever left a comment on a person’s blog? When did you last comment on a person’s blog not in your RSS feed or Blogroll? Again, the easiest way to generate blog traffic is by commenting on a new person’s blog. It doesn’t mean it has to be a new blogger but a blogger whom you have not left a comment before.

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