If you want to be successful with your on-line presence you have no choice but to accept the reality that you owe any chance of success to how much Google likes your website, and thus how high it ranks your site in its search results. Yahoo and MSN and Ask and all the rest make… Continue reading I’m Beginning to Like Google
The final Harry Potter book was released on July 7th, and Jan purchased a copy for me that day. Unfortunately, I was reading David Weber’s Hell’s Gate at the time. And then, Hell’s Gate decided to end with a cliffhanger, so I was forced to read Hell Hath No Fury immediately following. Not that book… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
It’s time I claimed my blog with Technorati. Technorati Profile
Unfortunately, my brother-in-law Chris was laid off his 17 year job at CSK yesterday. This came as a surprise to him, even though he was aware that some people would be let go as the company did some restructuring. The restructuring involved eliminating duplicate regional positions, but he was handling a national thing, relating to… Continue reading Sad News
After checking out this Blog from fellow REALTOR Heather Barr, yesterday, I found a feature that I felt was pretty cool: Snap Shots. I’ve seen it all over the net, but hadn’t realized it was easy to add to my WordPress blog. A quick look around, and sure enough there’s a WordPress plugin, and 15 minutes… Continue reading Snap Shots Plugin Added
As I mentioned yesterday, I’m thinking about riding the Tour of the White Mountains on October 6. Actually, I’m more than thinking about it, I’m fairly committed to it. The next big question is what distance to go? The choices are 41, 52, and 66 miles. The 41 and 52 ride routes I have ridden… Continue reading Which Distance to Ride for the TOWM
My family and my brother Robert’s family came up to our house in Pinetop for the long weekend. It’s so relaxing up here, it’s tough to ever want to leave, and it makes us wonder why we don’t come up even more. Our Pinetop house is at ~7000 feet, so temperatures are fairly cool. It’s… Continue reading A Relaxing Weekend in Pinetop
On my road to make my real estate blog, I took a couple of detours. First I started with Blogger.com. It was pretty easy to get set up, but I was having two problems. The first was that I wanted to host the blog on my own server, but the publishing process didn’t seem to… Continue reading What does it take to make a blog?