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Maintenance and Email List Clean Up

I listened to a Freakonomics podcast recently called, In Praise of Maintenance. I liked it because it called out the fact that people are more interested in innovation over ongoing (and boring) maintenance. It’s more exciting to build (do) something new than maintain something that’s already in place. It hit home with me and the […] Read More

Simplicity – Removing Thrive Content Builder from a post

I just migrated a post from Thrive Content Builder (TCB) to a regular WordPress post. The page size went from 2.1 MB to 1.5 MB. The load time went form about 2.89 seconds to about 1.25 seconds which is about 56% faster. That’s a huge win for a pretty straightforward change. I originally used TCB […] Read More

Incremental Gains Are Boring, Slow, and They Work

I’m training for some half marathons next year (2017). I’m not sure which ones yet but I’ve already started the training. It’s going slowly, but I’m getting better, i.e. running longer and farther. I’ve done a few halfs in the past, the first one in 2008. Then I got interested in going faster a few […] Read More

Failed Projects, #1 – Expired Domain Case Study

The idea was to test to see if expired domains would rank faster than new domains. The plan was to create 4 new niche sites in 2 different niches. They would be launched in pairs and have similar content (length, topics, quality, etc…). The only difference was whether the site was created on a new […] Read More

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