Creative examples and ideas for website footers

April 21, 2008 at 04:17 PM

Some great thoughts and examples of website footers. Some interesting new ideas for what content to put down there and how it should look.

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Posted in Design & Development & Web

Wordpress 2.5 adds image galleries, here's how to use them

April 05, 2008 at 12:01 PM

The new image gallery functionality in Wordpress 2.5 should be incredibly useful. Christina will definitely use it on our married life blog.

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Posted in Blogging & Development & Web

WP-Cache 2.0

April 05, 2008 at 11:49 AM

WP-Cache 2.0 is a useful looking plug-in that could really help the server load over at Bevo Sports.

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Posted in Development & Web

Rick Astley, king of the 'Rickroll,' talks about his song's second coming

March 25, 2008 at 11:59 AM

I actually like "Never gonna give you up" so I don't mind being rickrolled.

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Posted in Entertainment & Funny & Video & Web

iTunes (finally) introduces Complete My Album

March 30, 2007 at 04:16 PM

On the couple dozen times I've bought songs from the iTunes Music Store, the fact that I'd have to rebuy the same songs again to complete an album definitely stopped me from buying any more tracks from the same albums. Now Apple has introduced "Complete My Album," their answer to this issue. You get $0.99 off for each song off an album you've already purchasing. Brilliant move.

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Using AdWords To Get Traffic & To Make Money Online

March 26, 2007 at 03:23 PM

I'm thinking about doing some advertising for BevoSports and this is a very useful article on Google AdWords.

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Posted in Blogging & Money & Web

IE sucks... hack to fix z-index/select bugs

March 13, 2007 at 10:34 PM

A CSS-only solution to the Internet Explorer bug that puts absolutely positioned elements behind select boxes.

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Texas is #19 on RIAA's list of top piracy schools

February 24, 2007 at 11:02 PM

The University of Texas at Austin does everything big, the RIAA has listed their top piracy schools and UT comes in at number nineteen. Personally, I think students just need to a better job not getting caught.

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Posted in College & Entertainment & Web

Watch March Madness on Demand

February 23, 2007 at 10:57 PM

Great service from the NCAA and CBS to show free streaming video of the first three rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Great way to catch the basketball games live if you're at work or away from your TV for any other reason.

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Posted in Sports & Video & Web

ProBlogger Darren Rowse's top money earners

February 11, 2007 at 10:03 PM

His top money earners on his websites include Chitika, AdSense, Text Link Ads, and Amazon Associates. I use all of those except Chitika with varying amounts of success. AdSense is easiest to use and most consistent but Text Link Ads could eventually be a big monthly income stream. Definitely have to try my luck with Chitika when I get around to redesigning this site.

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Posted in Blogging & Business & Money & Web

PC Mag Reviews Photo-Printing Services

January 22, 2007 at 08:06 PM

General conclusion: The photo printing kiosks in the chain stores blow and Shutterfly and Snapfish are excellent if you can wait a little.

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Posted in Photos & Tech & Web

Engadget had 10 million page view on iPhone day

January 13, 2007 at 08:14 PM

Even at my crappy Adsense rate per page view that's probably $15,000 in revenue in one day. I wonder how much they were able to rake in?

With how much I was refreshing the Steve Jobs keynote I might have been 1,000 of those page views. (And I didn't click on a single advertisement.)

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eBay is buying StubHub

January 11, 2007 at 08:58 PM

eBay is buying ticket resell site StubHub for $285 million. StubHub is a great way to get tickets to sporting events (a lot of season ticket holders sell their tickets when they can't get to games.) I love the way StubHub functions and don't really want another auction site, hopefully eBay doesn't try to merge the service into the main site. There's a market for both methods.

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Posted in Business & Sports & Web

The Legend of Zelda: Parallel Worlds

January 11, 2007 at 08:53 PM

"Parallel Worlds is a fully hacked version of Zelda 3 (aka A Link to the Past). A majority of the game has been changed. There may be a few rooms which can be said to be similar to some from the original game." New overworlds, new dungeons, new graphics, and more.

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SofaTube - YouTube for the Living Room

January 02, 2007 at 09:05 PM

Easy, simple, and clean interface for viewing YouTube or Revver videos from your Wii or PS3 or just your couch in general.

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Posted in Games & Video & Web

Unfair Park

November 13, 2006 at 03:19 PM

Great blog from the Dallas Observer. Some interesting links and stories, local music stories, and tons of other locally relevant content.

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Posted in Blogroll & Dallas & Web

YouTube Asked To Remove 1000 Sports Clips

October 30, 2006 at 03:13 PM

Another death blow to YouTube being remotely useful once all the copyright holders come through and clear out all the decent content.

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StealItBack - Police Auctions Online

January 19, 2005 at 09:27 AM

It's like eBay, but with stolen crap. Once stolen property is not needed as evidence and if the rightful owners can't be found, former police officers Property Bureau purchase it and auction it off. One pretty cool feature:

Private citizens are invited to register on StealitBack.com any items with serial numbers they have lost or reported stolen to their local police department. StealitBack.com will search its database, and if an item has been received from a participating department, will return the item to the police department where the theft or loss was originally reported so that it may be returned to its rightful owner free of charge.

You can even find something for that special someone in your life.

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