Wassup? CommentLuv Now Working, You Little Beauty

When I first started this blog I spent a long time trying to find a great WordPress Theme because I wanted it to be just right, and truth be told I love the theme that I finally settled on. I later found out that Andy Baily's CommentLuv Plugin wouldn't work, and I really wanted to reward my readers for leaving a comment. For those of you who don't know, Andy's plugin rewards you by displaying a link to your blog's last post and I know how bloggers like to promote their blogs. Anyway, no matter what I tried I couldn't get it to work. Then I remembered that Brian's Threaded Comments plugin used its own comments.php and viola it worked a charm. So now, not only can you get a little link love, you can also reply to a particular comment as this blog now supports nested comments. Also don't forget that I use the dofollow plugin so comments will be picked up by the search engines. I think after all that I deserve a martini or something.

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Blogs, Blogging, Young Man Old Man, Never The Twain Shall Meet

Excuse me young man, what is a blog So many talk of it I am simply agog Is it something that I can eat Please tell me, that would be a treat No worries pop, it's a diary of sorts Don't get so stressed, don't eat your shorts People record their thoughts and dreams Businesses may even take it to the extreme But why do they waste their time I'm sure they do not make a dime Why would you waste so much effort I am sure they sell themselves short Are you kidding me you silly old coot People like ProBlogger are makin the loot They make so much they quit their jobs They work from home to make a bob That makes no sense I am bemused Even more than that I am confused How can a blog make you money That's like believing in the Easter Bunny Freak me out, you old baby boomer That is so droll it has no humor Blogs are really fully sick Sites like adsense makes them tick Ah blogs are for the sick now I see Blogs are therapy, you must agree People write to vent their spleen So in time their slate becomes clean Hey dude, are you for real Fully sick means the real deal There are those that blog for fun And others to get their job done Now young man don't take that tone I'm sure that your parents at home Taught you to treat elders with respect Right…

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Blog Advertising Is Smart. Advertising On The Front Page Of A Blog Is Smarter

I have been a paid blogger, in that I've been paid to do posts advertising certain products and services, and I have learned over the years that there are a whole lot of advertisers out there willing to pay good money to have their links and selected keywords out on the blogosphere for the search engines to pick up on. They do this because that realize the potential for exposure that blogs represent and knowing this has led to the emergence of sites such as Pay Per Post, Blogsvertise, Smorty, Review Me and a myriad of others that are willing to act as a medium for Bloggers and Advertisers, and doing quite well out of it as well. Advertisers will pay a minimum of $5 to hundreds of dollars for a post of up to three hundred words depending on the PR (PageRank) of the blog. The problem is that the actual post is only on the front page of the blog for a short time before it disappears into the archives. After that it all depends on the prowess of the blogger in regards to SEO and Key Word selection on whether or not it will ever be seen again. [eminimall] It makes much more sense to pay for either a link or a banner on the front page of a blog as it is there right until the ad runs out getting maximum exposure. Knowing this to be true I am offering several key spots on this blog for those…

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