Since I posted the first part Finding backlinks to your site, part 1, I learned a few new tricks. Both Google and MSN offer a very convenient feature: you can exclude your own site using: link:sidebusiness.biz -site:sidebusiness.biz In most cases, using link:sidebusiness.biz is not going to find all the links and just using your url: [...]
Is it me, or you can’t find any good domain to register? Has that happened to you? Looking for an available domain can be quite a challenge. Assuming you want a domain that is short, meaningful, easy to spell and available, it is near impossible to find. You will need quite a bit of patience, [...]
As part of my ongoing SEO Experiment, one of the the key factor is the number of links to your site (it helps if they are relevant to your subject). The other corner stone of SEO is to optimize your site, and I’ll outline my thoughts in an upcoming post. This will cover the simple [...]
As part of making your site or blog easier to navigate, and helping people find what they are looking for, having a good search function is key. If you use WordPress, there is a new version of Search Everything available. This WordPress extension supplements the basic functionality by letting people search comments (either all or [...]
Looking for ideas for a business that will only take up your weekends? Michelle Anton and Jennifer Basye Sander explore many possibilities for you. The first chapter sets the tone of the book: Why would someone want to be a “weekend entrepreneur”? For a whole host of reasons! Do any of these sound like you? [...]
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This site is about Starting a side business. It relates my experience to start a business on the side. It features advice on creating a small business, creating a web site, working from home, balancing your side business with your full time job.