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Month: November 2017

How to Increase Your AdSense Revenue Stream

Google’s AdSense program is one of the best, if not the best, revenue programs for web site managers. While the program has certainly created wealth for many site owners, there are opportunities for you to increase your wealth if you follow these important strategies. 1. Increase Your Content. A small 8-10 page site can generate AdSense revenue particularly if the information is up to date and the site is well maintained. A better option: increase your site’s size by at least tenfold and include AdSense ads on those pages as well. So, you’re not a writer? Don’t let that stop you! There are plenty of article submission sites on the internet which will allow for you to take their content and include it on your site as long as all the links listed within the article remain in place. 2. Experiment With Ad Placement. Ads that are clean, borderless and above the fold of the screen are certain to get noticed. Google has some wonderful tips on their site outlining the best strategies for ad placement; incorporate their suggestions and your revenue will increase. 3. Wrap Your Article. Your ads can appear right in the middle of your article [actually, to the left or to the right of it] and the text of the article will wrap around your ad. Guess what? Because Google does such a superb job...

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Romantic Meals – When Men Impress Women In The Movies by Cooking For Them

Online dating is a great way to meet great women, but ultimately you want to meet women and make a good impression on them and develop great relationships. One way to impress women is to cook for them and although there are arguments against this, I find the results quite positive – when you cook for a woman, you demonstrate your independence and generosity, and since it is usually done in your place it is a great excuse to get her to visit you in your own environment where you can be confident, relaxed and funny – all aspects of your personality that will certainly impress her. This article looks at how men have impressed women with their cooking in the movies (and a few books). James Bond Though more noted for dining in the finest restaurants and Gentlemen’s Clubs, along with his taste in cocktails, James Bond has rustled up enough quick meals to bring a smile to the faces of several of the ladies he meets on his adventures. In A View To A Kill (1985), we see Roger Moore’s Bond putting together a quiche with the limited selection of morsels in Stacey Sutton’s kitchen (although she appears to live in a mansion, she is too busy as a top geologist to get the groceries in). Not only does he sort out a squad of bad guys...

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Monetizing Video Content Online – Video Sales Platforms

Now that we have established that in the online video space it is difficult to generate enough ad revenue to reach profitability, let's take a look at other options for monetizing video content online. In this article, I am referring to premium content that typically would have been made available through DVD or Blu-ray and / or digital content made for the web (ex: education, information and instructional videos). I am not referring to episodic or movie content in the entertainment category. First let's take a look at how paid digital video content has progressed. In 2002, CustomFlix, a business that offered DVD on Demand, was created to make widescreen distribution easier for independent filmmakers. Amazon acquired CustomFlix in 2005 and in 2007, the name was changed to CreateSpace. CreateSpace was one of the only options available for independent filmmakers to publish and sell their premium video content on the web. We surveyed content creators in 2007 and found that CreateSpace did not allow filmmakers to control pricing on their video content. This issue caused pricing conflict with filmmakers who were also selling their DVDs through their own websites and distribution channels. Around the same time, Digital Rights Management (DRM) started becoming a hot topic and many content creators were either hearing about or directly experiencing illegal pirated distribution of their DVD content. The DRM concerns caused additional apprehension...

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How to Make Movies on Your Windows Computer

In this article I will explain a few simple steps to creating a movie on your Windows XP computer. Before you begin you will need any basic webcam and this can be purchased from any Wal-Mart. You will also need to download Windows Movie Maker which is a video / editing software application for Windows. OK so once you're finished downloading Windows Movie Maker just play around with the functions and try to get a little understanding of your tools. You will also want to get familiar with your webcam if you are not already. Learn all your functions that your webcam has, so it would be a good idea to read the manual before beginning. Now that you have some basic information with your software click the task option in your toolbar until it says capture video. Make sure your camera is in webcam mode and then attach it to your computer using a USB which should be included with your camera when purchased. Next you will click capture video then click next. Here you will enter a title for your scenes. After this you will want to select Best Quality for Playback on my Computer and then click next. Next you will want to position your camera for whatever you are trying to capture and keep in mind you want your clips to be clear and as...

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What's Eating Gilbert Grape Movie Review

A beautiful, poignant comedy-drama film starring the beautiful Johnny Depp as Gilbert Grape and a stellar performance by the very young Leonardo DiCaprio as his mentally-retarded brother, Arnie. Their lives are set in Endora, a run down town where nothing much happens promises a monotonous life for its inhabitants. The Grape brothers live with their morbidly obese and widowed mother, Bonnie (Darlene Cates), older sister Amy (Laura Harrington) and younger sister Ellen (Mary Kate Schellhardt), all struggling to find their true selves. All Gilbert wants is a normal life and he is resigned never to realize that. Not in a lackluster town like Endora anyway, and with a retired brother in tow, a brother who heavily depended on him plus an overweight mother who has not stepped out of the house for years. Enter Becky (Juliette Lewis), a free-spirited young woman stranded in Endora with her grandmother after their trailer broke down. The friendship forged between Becky and Gilbert quickly blossomed into summer love. In Becky, Gilbert found open doors to get in touch with his true self, the self that was otherwise hidden underneath layers of pain, disappointment and disillusionment that he shouldered for years. Something new is eating Gilbert Grape. It was reported that Johnny Depp was nursing a broken heart after splitting with ex-fiancée Winona Ryder during the filming of the movie. Taking up the role...

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