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Learn From My Failed Attempt at Private Advertising

Learn From My Failed Attempt at Private Advertising

Shane Labs February 24, 2014 6

Most of you know that I use Google AdSense to monetize most of my sites. I always wonder, is there a more profitable alternative? Here’s my story exploring one of those alternatives, which as

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How My Crappy App (Created in One Weekend) Made $2,500

How My Crappy App (Created in One Weekend) Made $2,500

Shane Labs February 13, 2014 5

Last year, I made a crappy app. I banged it out in one weekend and never looked back.  I wasn’t proud of it, but it ended up making me $2.5k. Here’s how. It all

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Reality Check: You’re not going to win the lottery

Reality Check: You’re not going to win the lottery

Shane Labs February 6, 2014 4

Did you hear about the latest amazingly successful app? Flappy Bird. A super simple game where you tag the screen to make a bird fly. It’s more addictive than heroine (not like I would

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January 2014 Profit Report

January 2014 Profit Report

Shane Labs February 2, 2014 0

(Every month I reveal stats about my side projects, which includes how much I’ve earned. The info below is slightly censored. For the full financial figures, sign up in the sidebar to the right)

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8 blogs every sidestrapper should be reading

8 blogs every sidestrapper should be reading

Shane Labs January 24, 2014 4

I have about 70 blogs that I follow in my RSS reader (yes, I still use RSS feeds). I feel like it’s an  effective habit to always be learning, and reading blogs is one of

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The sure-fire plan for making my project successful

The sure-fire plan for making my project successful

Shane Labs January 15, 2014 4

I mentioned in my last blog post that I attended the 1-Day Business Breakthrough with Pat and Chris (and how awesome it was). Part of that workshop included each participant getting up in front

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My First Entrepreneurial Event – Business Breakthrough with Pat and Chris

My First Entrepreneurial Event – Business Breakthrough with Pat and Chris

Shane Labs January 12, 2014 9

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to attend the 1-Day Business Breakthrough with Pat and Chris, and it was awesome. Everyone there was full of great ideas and inspiration, and I feel like

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December 2013 Profit Report

December 2013 Profit Report

Shane Labs January 7, 2014 0

(Every month I reveal stats about my side projects, which includes how much I’ve earned. The info below is slightly censored. For the full financial figures, sign up in the sidebar to the right)

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What is a Sidestrapper?

What is a Sidestrapper?

Shane Labs December 28, 2013 0

You’ll hear me use the term ‘sidestrapper’ throughout this blog. Here’s a formal definition for those curious: Sidestrapper (noun) sighed-stap-pur :  a full time software developer with an entrepreneurial drive that creates successful side projects

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This HostGator alternative SCREAMS performance! (My StableHost review)

This HostGator alternative SCREAMS performance! (My StableHost review)

Shane Labs December 21, 2013 14

For the longest time I had been a fan of HostGator for my web hosting needs. They are cheap, reliable, and surprisingly fast. They also have plans which allow unlimited domains, which is perfect

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