Money March 2010: Blog Summary & Income Report

April 2, 2010

Another month has passed and that means it’s time to do another round-up post with my income report for You may have noticed how I wrote “Money March” in the title to this post. Well, there’s a good reason for that: I focused a lot of my energy on making money this past month. […]

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February 2010: Blog Summary & Income Report

March 2, 2010

February. Such a short month. Only 28 days. Never the less, these past 28 days were very interesting for TechPatio, as the table below will show you. Maybe it’s because of the winter or maybe is just growing?  Well, have a look at the table and then I’ll discuss a few of the numbers […]

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Bloody Sexual Twitter DM’s. Go Away!

March 1, 2010

The micro-blogging social network, Twitter, recently reached 50 million daily tweets, so it’s safe to say that Twitter is getting more and more popular as time goes by. Just like anything else popular, some people will try to exploit for. For Twitter, it’s often spammers. For instance, I follow many Twitter users because of TweetAdder […]

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TechPatio Reaches 1000 Tweets on Twitter & 200 RSS Subscribers

February 23, 2010

Who would have thought it could take me around 6 months to reach a 1000 tweets on Twitter? That comes down to just about 5 tweets per day. Well, I’m not sure my @TechPatio account has been active for exactly 6 months, but it’s plus/minus a few months at the most, so no big deal. […]

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January 2010: Blog Summary & Income Report

February 2, 2010

A new month has just begun and so it’s time to take a look back at the previous month and see how TechPatio did when it comes to traffic and income. Unfortunately, I messed up with Google Analytics in December so all my statistics for that months are gone (never recorded) and I’m missing the […]

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TechPatio Switched Web Host Again: CS New Media

January 30, 2010

As it turns out, VPS hosting was not for me. Just to recap, here’s the hosting history of for the past almost 7 months (since TechPatio was first launched): Surftown shared web hosting plan. I’ve been a customer there since 2004 – (a few months). Surftown VPS beta hosting as part of a small […]

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TechPatio Will Be Moving To VPS – Again!

January 22, 2010

Back in November, I was accepted as part of a VPS beta test program with Danish/Swedish hosting provider, Surftown. I moved to the VPS server and now the beta test has been concluded. I have recently ordered one of the final VPS server solutions for TechPatio and so I will be moving the site […]

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December 2009: Blog Summary & Income Report

January 8, 2010

This is going to be a very short summary & income report-post, I’ll tell you why in a minute. But first, Congratulations to me for having online for 6 months now. That’s six full months of blogging. It’s been both fun and exhausting, it’s not as easy as they all say it is 🙂 […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from TechPatio

December 30, 2009

I hope it’s not too late to wish you all a Merry Christmas – otherwise consider this an early greeting for Christmas 2010 🙂 Happy New Year 2009 is close to an end and a new year (2010) is just around the corner. 2009 was great for TechPatio for one reason: It was the year […]

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TechPatio Reviewed By Thesis Theme HQ

December 29, 2009

Somone over at Thesis Theme HQ reviewed recently and compared the current site design and layout (as of December ’09) to the one I had before switching to the Thesis theme, back in August 2009. She did a really fantastic and lengthy review of my site and I’m really happy to see how much […]

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Me Being Interviewed Again. Twice.

December 13, 2009

As a blogger, it’s always nice when other bloggers come to you, asking for an interview. Usually I’m happy to be part of it and I’ve done 3 interviews so far. No big deal, but it’s 3 more than what I had expected to do. One of the last two interviews were by, which, […]

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November 2009: Blog Summary & Income Report

December 5, 2009

TechPatio has been online for just over 5 months now and that means I’ve been blogging “seriously” for 5 months. It’s once again time to have a look at the past month to see how did.

Here are the numbers:

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TechPatio & VPS Hosting [Sponsored Post]

November 14, 2009

This is a sponsored post, paid for by ReviewMe. All views expressed in this post are mine and are not influenced by the fact that I have been paid to write this. I’m sure, by now, all my loyal readers will have read that I recently moved to a VPS hosting platform and you […]

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TechPatio Finally Moved to VPS Hosting

November 11, 2009

Earlier today I posted a little bit about my issues with moving to another form of hosting, so called VPS (Virtual Private Server), with Surftown. It seems I have finally solved the worst problems and at least now the site is running and e-mails are able to be sent out (comments etc.). While there […]

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TechPatio Moved To VPS Hosting – For Five Minutes

November 11, 2009

I was selected as one ouf hundred beta-testers for my hosting provider’s, Surftown, new VPS service (Virtual Private Server). During the test phase they offer a “root VPS” and “application VPS”. I asked for application VPS as I’m only running WordPress. After having spent some time uploading all my content, images, database etc, I […]

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October 2009: Blog Summary & Income Report

November 4, 2009

I’ve been blogging for 4 months now and it’s time to look into the numbers for October and compare them with previous months. But before we do, I have a few announcments to make: I did some minor advertisement changes. I removed the two 125×125 ads I had in the upper right corner of my […]

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TechPatio Received First PageRank – Now PR2

October 30, 2009

PR2, it ain’t much, but it sure is better than what I had before: PR0. TechPatio is almost 4 months old so I kinda expected at least PR2 for the next PageRank update, which apparently happened within the last few days. Now I probably have another 2-4 months until the next PageRank update, to build […]

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I Need You! Vote Now In “Rookie Blogger Of The Year” Contest

October 15, 2009

Dan over at just opened up voting for his Rookie Blogger Of The Year contest. There’s a total of 18 great blogs in the contest and it’s up to the readers to decide which one to win, as it’s YOUR vote that counts. There’s a total prize value of over $600 to be won, […]

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September 2009: Blog Summary & Income Report (My Third Month Of Blogging)

October 4, 2009

I’m three months into my “blogging life” and my 3rd month has been my best month so far, when looking at visits and pageviews. I’ve also decided to start a new blog, which I call ApplePatio. Yes, you guessed it, it’s about Apple and it’s still within my ‘Patio theme (branding FTW, right?). Read more […]

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TechPatio Launches New Apple News & Articles Blog: ApplePatio

October 4, 2009

  I’ve been blogging with and providing the world with tech news and stuff for just three months – and I just put out another blog. I call it Yes, you guessed it, twice. It’s about Apple and it’s still within my ‘Patio theme (branding FTW, right?). Why? In September I noticed that […]

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My CommentLuv Plugin Is Working Again

September 21, 2009

Last week I found out that my CommentLuv plugin was broken, today I found the culprit and the problem has been fixed, so you can now use CommentLuv again here on to promote your latest blog posts and receive some link love 🙂 The problem was some javascript code from Chitika that would insert […]

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My CommentLuv Plugin Is Broken

September 19, 2009

I just found out why I haven’t seen any “xxx’s latest blog post: bla bla bla”-texts at the end of all the comments here on techpatio for the past few days: My CommentLuv plugin is broken. Unfortunately, at this time, I have no clue what is wrong with it. But at least now I know […]

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August 2009: Blog Summary & Income Report (My Second Month Of Blogging)

September 2, 2009

It’s that time of the month again…. No, not that time, what’s the matter with you? The time I’m obviously talking about, is the time where it’s time to look into the month of August 2009 and report back to my readers how the month has been for, related to visits and income. So […]

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TechPatio Just Moved To Thesis – The Killer Theme From DIY Themes

August 31, 2009

It’s finally here, Thesis! I’ve been waiting for weeks to make my switch to Thesis but I decided to just wait a few more days and do it today, so that I would have had around 2 months of blogging before I started using Thesis. Now it will probably be easier to spot any changes […]

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