Category Archives: Internet Business

Seller’s Remorse – GameReviews.com

In February 2014 I bought the domain GameReviews.com for $7000 (estibot.com appraised value = $63,000). Over and over again I had vowed to stop buying domains but I saw this domain for sale in an email newsletter and felt compelled to buy it, even though I did not have any particular plans for it and […]

Bitcoin 2.0 – Making Money

I have recently been getting more involved in the wild and wonderful world of cryptocurrencies (such as Bitcoin), and now that I am more of an expert on the topic, I can share some of my experiences. The vast majority of the general public is still just trying to wrap their heads around the idea […]

My Outsourcing Adventure

Everyone already knows about pros and cons of outsourcing, but that’s not what I am here to discuss today. I did something a little strange and unusual, so bear with me while I explain. In previous blog postings, I have written about how I have never met most of my employees or even talked to […]

My Paperless Life

For several years I have been meaning to write a blog posting about how great it was to go from a messy stack of papers on my desk to a having paperless office. But, I have now moved on to even loftier goals. This is the year I began leading a paperless life. All my […]

Bitcoin Mania

Back in 2002 I created my own virtual payment system called DigiCredit (Click Here to read my blog posting about it), so I have some experience when it comes to digital currencies such as Bitcoin. In case you are not familiar with it, Bitcoin is virtual money that allows users to pay for things without […]

How My Webhost Screwed Me Out Of $5000

I am currently having a dispute with my previous web host (Colo4jax), so I thought I would share it with you, as an example of the kind of thing that sometimes happens when running a company. For many years I had most of my sites hosted at Colo4Jax.com, which is a small web hosting company […]

2012 – A Year of Failures

As 2012 draws to a close, I though I would list how each of my business ventures did in 2012: The Bad Things of 2012: * I setup a bunch of new sites, but none of them have made any money: BigCelebrities.com – Social media rankings for over 15,000 celebrities using a proprietary formula that […]

Projects I Am Working On – Summer 2012

Since the goal of my blog is to give people an inside look at running an Internet business, here’s a somewhat random list of some of things I am working on right now: 1. I recently bought 19 websites from 15 different sellers over a one month period. Prior to that I had purchased maybe […]

Some Websites Are Just Not Worth It

Sometimes after I create a site, running it turns out to be more trouble than it is worth, so I shut it down. Here are some examples: 1. DigitalCharity.com – It all started in 2002 when shopaholic Karyn Bosnak started asking for donations online to pay off her $20,000 in credit card debt. It worked […]

What Domain Should I Use For My TV Site?

One of the goals of my blog is to give people an inside look at how an Internet business is run. So, here’s a business decision I am currently facing: I’m planning to build a site similar to SocialGuide.com, which is a site where people discuss TV shows (chatter.usanetwork.com is another example of a site […]

New Website Projects – September 2010

In one of my previous postings, I gave away 11 new business ideas that I had thought of, because there is little chance I will ever get them launched myself. In this posting, I am going to list some of the Internet projects that I actually am working on: A site where you upload your […]

The Death of the Publishing Industry?

In the past few years there has been a lot of talk about how newspapers and magazines are being replaced by online content, and that print media will soon be a dead industry. While it is true that the game is changing, and not many of the changes are good for the big publishers, keep […]

How To Get Rich Online – Book Epilogue

A few weeks ago I posted the introduction to my book. Below is the epilogue (the end part) for the book: How To Get Rich Online =================== What’s Next? While other teenagers were playing video games and watching sports, I was reading the Wall Street Journal, buying penny stock IPOs, and thinking of inventions. While […]

How To Get Rich Online – Book Introduction

I have been thinking about writing a book. It would be called “How To Get Rich Online” and would be a combination of my most interesting blog posts and practical how-to advice for creating money making websites and market them. So far, I wrote the introduction and the epilogue, I just need to write the […]