It seems like common sense, but if your blog carries your name or your businesses’ name, then the weight of monitoring or moderating the blog lies on you or a representative you name.
A tactic among spam marketers seems to be placing innocent comments on blog posts to do a recon on the comment procedures on a blog.
It typically involves a generic comment like “Hi” or “Nice blog”, and it may have an originating domain, and sometimes it doesn’t.
Which seems innocent and you might be tempted (more…)
There’s an unholy trinity of money making niches that are said to be perpetually profitable.
If you’re looking for a ‘permanent niche’, look no further than ‘Pills, Poker and Porn’.
By some estimates, Porn (abbreviated from pornography, and sometimes going by it’s synonyms ‘adult sites’, pr0n, or pron) is the biggest segment of the three. [Though it's difficult to get quantitative data on gaming/gambling, pharmaceutical and adult sites]
So Laura Alter’s post “Social networking overtaking porn?” got me thinking: Could Social Networking sites really be more popular than porn sites?
Reader Paul Johns has suggested that social networking sites could be an avenue for people to meet up for sex or to exchange naked pictures.
Although this might be true for some sites like Facebook or MySpace, I doubt this ‘tactic’ would work as well on StumbleUpon or Del.icio.us or Digg, just because of the way it’s structured.
As for exchanging pictures, (more…)