20,000 page views

It took 10 months to reach 10,000 page views and only 3 more months to reach 20,000 views.

The Newtown Nerd  is now generating over 3,000 views per month and growing at 50% per month. I am glad so may are finding something useful to . . . → Read More: 20,000 page views

10,000 page views!

Its been a slow but steady process, but this week I reached a new milestone – 10,000 total page views since I started the Newtown Nerd in September 2010.

For those interested, the site is currently running at about 1,700 page views per month and growing about 10% per month. There are 38 posts (not including this . . . → Read More: 10,000 page views!

What happened to high-definition TV in Australia?

Opinion. Australia is in the middle of a forced switch to free-to-air digital TV. After years of broadcasting both analogue and digital signals, the analogue network is progressively being decommissioned. Many regional and country areas have already converted. The capital cities are due for the switch in late 2013. The government has been broadcasting ads to . . . → Read More: What happened to high-definition TV in Australia?

No more ads

As of today I am removing all advertising from my blog.

To me online advertising was an experiment and a learning exercise. The experiment is now complete and I have learnt a very valuable lesson – online advertising is just not for me. Of the 6000+ page views to date, only 28 have resulted in an ad . . . → Read More: No more ads

Bad internet or just bad management?

Opinion Last week saw two national bookseller chains announce financial problems  – Borders in the US and The RedGroup here in Australia.

I feel sad for all the good workers who may lose their jobs. It’s always bad when people lose their jobs but it’s downright annoying when “the Internet” gets blamed instead of poor management and . . . → Read More: Bad internet or just bad management?