That’s a wrap! – Friday 7th September

A good week for me and quite productive overall, my Adsense earnings have been shockingly poor the last 2 weeks, from what I can see it is due to a downturn in search volume for my keywords more than anything else, I am glad I have other sources.

I was contacted today about leasing a domain name of mine that would be worth 5 figures over 2-3 years so that could be new territory ahead, just before I wrap things up here for the day and look forward to a weekend of football I’ll share some links to things of interest this week that Al and I found.

Michael Gilmour tells his story of how he got into domaining.

Cool article on Fast Company about a 17 year old who is making a very nice online income with her site Whatever Life. Found via the blog Dosh Dosh which is also a very good read.

Some great productivity tips courtesy of ProBlogger readers.

Multiply, a social network aimed at 30-somethings with over 10 million users in August, has announced venture funding of $16.6 million, found via VentureBeat, I had never even heard of them until today.

After seeing Purple Cow mentioned on Acorn I bought 2 copies and just started reading it last night, anyone read it? I’m not much of a bookworm but this book is both entertaining and enlightening with many points of note to take away when you read it.

About Scott Jones

Scott hails from the north east of Scotland and started earning online at the end of 2000 building websites for local businesses during which time he won an award from Lord Alan Sugar for Excellence in Enterprise. After having quite a bit of success with domaining Scott mainly runs educational evergreen websites which generate over 3 million visitors per month but is always on the lookout for a fresh thinking out of the box way to turn a buck. Follow on Twitter.


  1. Why did you buy 2 copies?

  2. On the forum there was a deal for 2 & it came in a cool limited edition milk carton and it’s my sisters birthday soon so for an extra fiver ..sorted 😉

  3. I just finished reading the purple cow. I love the metaphor so I read the book.

    My favorite chapters were on fear.

    “The problem with the cow” and “follow the leader”

  4. How time flies, it’s another Friday. I was comparing my AdSense performance this week, over the last weeks, and it is slightly poor for my case too. But I guess, Al probably know why – life of getting busy.

    Tomorrow will be a day of shopping for me to get some nice formal top and pants.

  5. I’ve also read Purple Cow this summer, and I can say that it was a good book, like all Seth materials.

  6. If you like the book you’ll probably also like his blog:

  7. Seths a good writer and the only author in his genre that Ive purchased a book from,though I do say hes a much better writer than blogger.

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