My Experience with Google AdSense

When I first started blogging in August 2008, I thought I would be able to make a lot of money with Google AdSense. For that, I did many silly things including searching for ‘high paying’ keywords and try to put them in some useless blog posts. Everyday, I used to check Google AdSense account for the money accumulated! Sadly, I never crossed $4 a day! I even tried asking my friends to click on AdSense advertisements on my blog. I also used to click on theirs in return. I used to spend lot of time Googling “how to make money …

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Recent Goa Trip : Travel Diary

I visited Goa recently on some photography work, wedding photography to be exact. I think Goa is one of the cleanest place in India. May be I was traveling to good or tourist locations in Goa, but I found all roads remarkably good, without any potholes! While, I would be uploading my picture in my Photography Blog, I thought I would also upload few here. I visited the following beaches in Goa : 1. Colva It is a very big beach and never look crowded. It has almost white sand! 2. Calangute Beach Picturesque beach with many shacks to eat …

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Maintaining your Websites : Learnt few lessons hard way!

Recently, I faced a hacking attack due to which my VPS ( Virtual Private Server) was disabled by hosting service provider and all my websites were down almost for 18 hours! The server was hacked by some hacker and were using the server to attack other servers all around the world! Since I had no other option but to reset it to default and putting back the websites manually one by one! It was very difficult for me to put back all the websites! During the process, I learnt few things :- 1. Always use daily Snap Backup service by …

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Online Reputation Monitoring by Blogger

Online reputation monitoring is checking if anyone is ‘talking’ about you or your brand. Online Reputation Monitoring is very important for any online business like e-commerce portal, travel portals, online shops. With recent explosion of social networking sites( Facebook, Twitter etc.), even brands which normally sells offline, monitoring online reputation has become a major brand management exercise. Common people, customers of any service or product may write ( a blog post), tweet ( on twitter), update status ( on Facebook) about his own experience about that service of product! And his blog post, status update or tweet may go viral …

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