I just launched a brand new project at CreditCardBonusCategories.com.

I’m always optimizing my credit card cashback rewards. I figured, “As long as I’m putting in the effort to stay on top of these credit card bonuses, why don’t I publish my findings for others to benefit?” So that’s what I’ll do at CreditCardBonusCategories.com. I’ll be sharing various hacks, reviews, and commentary on the offers available from the best cards. So if you’re interested in ringing a bit more cash from your cashback cards, check out my newest project: CreditCardBonusCategories.com.

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Trying Google Page Speed Service

by Eric on August 4, 2011

I just began running my quotation site on Google’s Page Speed Service. This is a new service Google offers to website owners. It makes their sites load faster. Two primary techniques they employ to accomplish this are:

  • rewriting your served content to employ some best practice speed-ups
  • caching some of your content on Google’s super fast servers.

My site is dramatically faster, even though I’d already applied all the easiest optimizations.

Setup was pretty easy. Just a handful of dns tweaks. The only snag I hit was in the third step. They asked me to create a txt dns record. I was naming mine incorrectly. The name of this txt record must be your domain name. So in my case, it should be quotationcollection.com. I was trying to use google-site-verification.quotationcollection.com. So don’t make that mistake.

If you host a website, I encourage you to check out this service. At least run a test to see what you can gain.

So far I’m very pleased. Stay tuned to see how I feel when they stop offering it for free.

Full disclosure: I am a Google shareholder. I also use dozens of their products and services including adsense and referrals.

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Here we go again

March 21, 2011

Libya’s on fire; we attacked it. With no declaration the Prez acted. Constitutional concern? Who cares? Let it burn. Cause the bracket has us all so distracted.

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Transportation Danger Administration

November 19, 2010

Everyone’s angry at the TSA about the new airport search procedures. I don’t like it either. I normally prefer to argue from principle, but every freedom loving writer in America has that covered this time. So instead I’ll take a pragmatic angle that I haven’t heard yet. How many people are now choosing automobiles over […]

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Restart Now

November 1, 2010

Guess I’ll go for ‘Now’.

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Who is Worthy of Your Attention

October 6, 2010

Your attention is a precious resource. Many people want some of it. They want to persuade you to adopt an opinion; they want to sell you something; they want to entertain you (long enough to sell you something). Many of the people vying for your attention are professional, highly trained, highly skilled persuaders. Some have […]

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What’s your excuse?

August 5, 2010

Just can’t seem to find time to exercise?

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My MD5 Hash Generator

June 20, 2010

I recently finished my latest web project. It’s an MD5 hash generator. It’s nothing fancy – just a quick and dirty MD5. But if you need something one way hashed, it will do the trick for you. I need to build some links so it will rank on GOOG. I also need to add some […]

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Ways to Spend Money

June 4, 2010

Every time I spend money, I try to mentally place the expense in one of five categories. Those categories are: Helping myself and my family Helping other people Needs and material comforts Memory creation (experiences) Waste Some expenses don’t categorize neatly. It’s not an air tight system. It’s just a useful way for me to […]

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In Defense of Property Rights

May 21, 2010

I like Stossel’s defense of Rand Paul. This discussion illustrates a favorite statist power grab formula: Have the state interfere with the free market. (In this case the method of interference was Jim Crow laws). Observe and deplore the undesirable consequences. Blame the imaginary ‘free market’ which the state has rendered un-free by its interference. […]

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