The Legend Of Dastardly Darryl’s Big Stainless Steel Balls

This is just a post I put together to have a bit of fun. It's just to show that blogging can be used as a medium to enjoy oneself. In a time not so long ago, when Rundle Mall first became South Australia's central shopping district, there lived in the nearby suburb of Elizabeth a typical Aussie couple, Dastardly Darryl and Big Bertha. Just like any other couple who have been married for some years, they had settled into a routine where the male works his butt off, and the female spends all his money. It wasn't always like that as things were very different before the birth of Rundle Mall. Big Bertha used to be just like any other woman that stayed home, loyally making sure that the house was clean, the bed was warm and her husband content. Things changed once Rundle Mall came to life. Big Bertha and all the other women discovered shopping. They became so drunk with their lust for specials that man's idyllic life came to an abrupt end. There wasn't a man alive that could control them anymore. Yet the men remembering a time when men were men wanted to approach Dastardly Darryl who was the toughest of them all. The men got together and after much discussion, and a lot of beer drinking, a large group of them converged on Darryl's doorstep with a case of Johnny Walker, for they heard that Johnny Walker gave you balls. Unfortunately, the case of scotch only made…

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I was Number One On Problogger

Image via Wikipedia Yes I was number one, but not the way you think. Ages ago I read a post on Garry Conn Dot Com on how you could get a whole heap of traffic to your blog from leaving just one comment. The idea is that if you are the very first person to comment on a blog, and if that comment was meaningful and related to the original post you would be bound to get a whole lot of visitors from people reading the post. The other day I was able to put the theory to the test because I actually was the first person to comment on Problogger's 12 Tips To SNAP Readers Out of Passivity with Calls to Action! I couldn't believe my luck, and in my rush to to beat everybody else, the comment probably wasn't as good as it could of been. But heck, I didn't want someone else to beat me to the punch now did I? The result was that comment actually did send a whole heap of traffic to this blog and some of the visitors actually left comments. The lesson to learn from this is not to be afraid to be the first to leave a comment as the benefit to you in the long run is well worth the effort. [eminimall]

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Yes You Can Make Money On Your Blogs

There is one thing that almost every blogger wants and that is to make their blog more profitable. There are many ways that you can make money via your blog other than by doing paid posts. The most used method is by displaying Google Adsense on your blog. As you get paid every time someone clicks on an ad you want to make sure that you place it in a prominent position on your blog. Adsense is a great way of generating a passive income. Obviously the more visitiors you get the greater the potential of earning money via your google adsense and some other systems I will now mention. Only recently I have been trialing another system similar to Google Adsense which is called Chitika. I must say that I am very impressed as so far it is producing 90% of Google's income. The best thing is that you can use Google Adsense and Chitika on the same page which increases your chances of getting someone to click an ad. They also have something they call Chitika | Premium. When a user comes from a search engine to your site, Chitika | Premium targets the ad to the exact keywords that were typed by the user. As the ad is targeted to the search term the user is much more likely to click on it and this has been confirmed by their high CTR -- which beats other ad units, including Google AdSense. The beauty about this ad is that if…

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