Bond yields are flattening and this only happens when investors expect recessions

Flattening Bond Yield Curve Threatens Inversion and Recession

September 9, 2018 John 0

Bond traders and market analysts are watching as short term interest rates rapidly rise to match long term rates. If this yield curve inverts and short term debt becomes more expensive than long term debt, it’s a pretty strong predictor that a recession is close behind. But that doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom – there are ways to navigate downturns with a web based business or career!

Articles of incorporation

Pros and Cons of Incorporating a Web Business

August 25, 2018 John 0

Having run web businesses as both a sole proprietor and as the owner of a small corporation, I’d like to share some of the pros and cons associated with each approach. What’s best for your business, however, will depend on your unique circumstances and legal needs.

Bears vs unicorns in the most epic investor battle of 2018

Market Bears go Unicorn Hunting

August 22, 2018 John 0

As the unicorn population grows, so too does the number of bearish investors who are skeptical of the current market’s sustainability. If MoviePass can become nearly worthless over the span of a few weeks, what does that tell us about the fate of Uber, Lyft, and other app-based disruptive services that have generated a lot of hype and investment – without turning any profits?

Dreamhost

Dreamhost coupon codes

June 6, 2018 John 12

Here’s a list of some of the latest Dreamhost coupon and promo code discounts available for summer 2018. Save cash on a hosting plan or upgrade your account with free extra domains and/or unique IP addresses!

Google

A Cleaner Road to Ranking and SEO

July 16, 2017 John 0

Google has suggested that it is possible to rank for moderately competitive keywords with only on-site optimization, but is it really possible? Early results from an experiment for a local business suggest great results that could revolutionize what we know of SEO.

Google Cracks Down on Fake News

February 23, 2017 John 0

NaturalNews has been scrubbed from Google index and cache results. The site often peddled in pseudo-science and medical misinformation, and this likely signals a shift to exile fake news from the online zeitgeist.

Delivering the latest headlines

Confirmed: Publication Date Effects Search Standing

February 9, 2015 John 0

A quick experiment has confirmed what was already suspected – that the publication date on a piece of content can have a large influence on how that content ranks in the search engines. With no other changes, a one-year difference in publishing date seems to correlate with about two and a half pages worth of search ranks.

Content Freshness and Speed for SEO

February 7, 2015 John 0

The fundamental foundation of good SEO hasn’t changed: before your site can even be considered you need a web server that provides safe and swift content delivery. You also need up to date content! Only after these factors are in place can one start to look at crossing the gap to the top few search spots.

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Dreamhost Coupon 2015

February 7, 2015 John 0

2015 is just about here and as always, it is a great time to expand your online publishing to include more hosting for more domains and more traffic! Click here to get the biggest discounts provided by Dreamhost in 2015 – with no restrictions!

College campus

College & education affiliate programs – lessons from the niche that disappeared

September 19, 2013 John 0

There are no guarantees when it comes to promoting advertisers on the web. A favorite program may decide to shut down shop for all sorts of reasons, and some political & business developments can even wipe out an entire niche – practically overnight. The first step to protecting your online income from uncertainty is to be aware of the potential dangers you will eventually face.

Bluehost

Bluehost vs Dreamhost

September 19, 2013 John 12

Bluehost vs. Dreamhost – Two very similar shared hosting companies with a few key differences that may determine which one is best for your website or online business plan.

Reddit alien

Mainstreaming Reddit

August 6, 2013 John 0

Reddit is pushing hard – and well on its way – to being the next big thing on the internet, but the process threatens to undermine what made the community unique without necessarily delivering the profitability that Reddit’s parent company wants to see.

Spam

The increasing absurdity of link removal requests

March 29, 2013 John 0

Remember that guy who spammed your blog, forums, or bookmarking site? Well, he’s back, and his new SEO says he should spam your email inbox with requests to delete all that spam they originally spammed you yet. Puzzled, perplexed, or bemused by the latest trend in SEO? Click here to read all about the growing absurdity of link removal requests and what I’ve learned from running crowd-based link aggregation websites.

College campus

Grad school is crazy…

March 6, 2013 John 0

Updates have been pretty slow around here, but financial circumstances related to having a fiancee in grad school have forced me to take up another job elsewhere on the web. While my own sites will have to be limited to a part time gig on nights and weekends, working online still manages to keep the bills paid in a small town with no local economy to speak of. Theoretically, the new arrangement should be a little bit more stable for a one-income house dealing with the wake of an increasingly fickle Google algorithm.