Author Archives: George

My Sci-Fi Confession And How Kickstarter Is Changing The World

A Night Spent Exploring Kickstarter Campaigns, My Love Of Science Fiction, All Wrapped Up In A Powerful Business Lesson… It is no secret that I’m a bit of sci-fi geek. That is probably not too big a shock to you, given I walk in some fairly geeky circles already as… The post My Sci-Fi Confession…

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Why Facebook Might Beat Google At The Online Advertising Game

During the few years I was running CrankyAds, an advertising management tool for bloggers, I spent quite a bit of time researching the online advertising space. One of my primary goals for this research was to find a way to deal with two issues – Banner advertising sucks, and… There… The post Why Facebook Might…

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CrankyAds Founders Chat About Closing Their Startup, TED Talks, Planning Your Week Ahead And More

Walter Haas, who was the lead developer and co-founder of CrankyAds, and I jumped on to record what I hope will be a new and ongoing feature here on EJ – a talk show in podcast form. [ Download MP3 | iTunes | Soundcloud | Raw RSS ] We don’t have a name for the show yet,… The post CrankyAds Founders Chat…

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Have You Seen My “How You Can Start Making Money Online” Mega-Resource Page?

We Just Updated My “How You Can Start Making Money Online” Mega-Resource Page. Have You Seen It?.. The sun is shining here in Melbourne as the cold weather is leaving us down under and no doubt making its way slowly back up to you guys in the northern hemisphere (sorry… The post Have You Seen…

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CrankyAds Is Closing Down

It is with some sadness that I announce we are going to shut down the CrankyAds service. For our existing CrankyAds users you have until the start of next year, 2014, to sort out an alternative ad management system and transfer any existing advertisers over. Any active subscription payments advertisers… The post CrankyAds Is Closing…

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Tony Wheeler, Paul Jennings And More Inspiring People I Met In Melbourne

What I Have Been Up To In Melbourne And Can You Tell Me Which Cover Design You Like Best For My New iTunes Magazine?… Now that I am more settled into Melbourne I have had the chance to attend some of the cool events going on in this city. The… The post Tony Wheeler, Paul…

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Blog Traffic Fundamentals: What Are Communication Channels?

It’s been a long time overdue but I have finally started to do a complete review and update of the Blog Profits Blueprint, my ground-breaking report from – and you won’t believe this – 2007! Yep, that’s right, it’s now six years since I first published the Blueprint. What’s even… The post Blog Traffic Fundamentals:…

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Check Out The New EJ Blog Design, Plus My Product Launch Formula Bonus

The New EJ Blog Design Is Live. Do You Like It? Plus My Product Launch Formula Bonus… Way way back when I just started out online in the late 1990s, I did all my website designs myself.  I taught myself HTML from a textbook, which led to many late nights… The post Check Out The…

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How Kickstarter, Crowdfunding And The Presell Process Are Changing The Way Entrepreneurs Start A Business

Last night before heading to bed I was browsing through Kickstarter, in particular the film and video category, to see what projects are raising funds or have been funded already. In case you have been living under a rock (or maybe you just don’t live online like I do), Kickstarter… The post How Kickstarter, Crowdfunding…

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My Week Spent Shopping And A Sunday Study Session

My Week Spent Shopping And It’s Time For A Sunday Study Session… I just had one of the most productive weeks of my life. However, it wasn’t so much business productivity, I was shopping for stuff to put into my new house in Melbourne (it still counts!). You see for… The post My Week Spent…

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