Thursday, March 26, 2015

Guide: Creating AdSense Ads in Blogger RSS Feeds (3/3)

In 2012, Google killed AdSense for Feeds which meant that bloggers who relied on ad revenue from their RSS subscribers were SOL (i.e., shit out of luck), unless they found a new way to keep advertisements in their RSS feeds. The simple solution is to create an AdSense ad for the feed footer.

NOTE: This simple method to place AdSense ads in your RSS feed is for publishers using the Blogger.com platform.
NOTE, 1: Does not place AdSense ads into email readers like gmail.

1.) Sign in on both sites:
     a.) Blogger
     b.) AdSense

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Guide: Connecting Google Analytics to Blogger Posts (2/3)

In part one, Connecting Google AdSense to Blogger Pages, I show you how to create an AdSense module for your pages. Perhaps, you'd also like Google Analytics to keep track of your posts? Follow the steps below to place Google Analytics into your posts...this requires a one time code addition, which will free you from having to manually place the code into each post. This assumes you've already set up a Google Analytics account. If you have not, please follow the instructions here: http://www.google.com/analytics/

1.) Sign in to both sites:
     a.) Blogger
     b.) Analytics

Sunday, March 15, 2015

MOOC: Learn to Code

Check out this article that lists some of the best online coding schools as well as free ebooks.

Thanks, labnol.org.

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Guide: Connecting Google Adsense to Blogger Pages (1/3)

So, you set up your first Blogger blog and now you want to link AdSense to your account. Have you set up your AdSense account? Use this link to learn how to set up AdSense (or, follow the steps below to set it up from Blogger).

Great, now that you've got your blog and AdSense accounts set up, here's the steps to link AdSense to your Blogger pages:

NOTE: If you plan to create many blogs on Blogger, you'll only have to do this step for the first blog. Once your AdSense account is created and linked to your first Blogger blog, you can skip to Step 3.

1.) Sign in to Blogger.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

MOOC: Coding Schools


Here's some coding school links to get you started.

Free Courses
movethewebforward.org - latest standards, community news, etc.
www.w3schools.com - HTML/CSS, JAVAscript, SQL, PHP, and more...

Combo Courses (Free and Paid)
codeschool.com - course list to try them out, look for "free course" in the description. 
     ex. Rails for Zombies Redux is a free zombie themed course about Rails for Ruby

*Stay tuned for updates with more coding schools. :D