It’s odd how one of the most enjoyable parts of the new patch for me is the crafting beast tribe quests. To say that it’s renewed my desire to improve my crafters and learn about crafting in FFXIV is an understatement. The Namazu quests are the last things you’d expect to strike home in the heart of an artist/creator. But this weekend, that happened for me. I’ve become more endeared to these quirky little creatures as I spent time helping them rebuild a cultural celebration meant to save their race. I still didn’t expect to be moved by the ending of the final quest the way I was. Especially this: Suddenly, I was reminded as an artist… writer… creator… why I should do what I do. And that it shouldn’t matter if someone else sees the value in the act of creation. That’s hard to remember sometimes in the age of the Internet when we’re conditioned to constantly seek out feedback, reinforcement and positive feelings. For just … [Read more...] about FFXIV: “What We Do is What Defines Us”
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There’s some interesting stuff to be unpacked in a recent analysis of Conan Exiles that characterizes it as replete with griefing, racism, sexism, and general unmoderated player garbage. Equally interesting is the official response from Funcom, which is essentially “this isn’t an MMO so we’re under no obligations to moderate this stuff.” You can read that as any mixture of “we don’t want to hire moderation staff” and “we want money more than we want players to be happy” as you desire. It’s true that Conan Exiles isn’t a full MMORPG. It’s also true that there are official servers with Funcom’s name on them, which means that there’s a legitimacy there. And it raises the interesting question of what obligations studios have to the players in this particular environment. What qualifies as “griefing” can have a wide scope and cover a lot of things, and some of that is part of the … [Read more...] about The Daily Grind: What obligations do studios have to provide a griefing-free MMO environment?
Why am I not earning even a penny a day? What mistakes am I making? What the hell am I doing wrong? Like thousand others bloggers, I’m striving for the same answer. Sometimes it’s so frustrating that I feel like quitting. Sometimes I wonder is it really what I want to do. Is it what really I am intended to do? Do I like doing what I do? Meanwhile, I started reading books, watched inspirational success stories, looked for the answers in TEDx talks. I literally started hunting how to get success. After reading some inspirational books or watching an inspirational video, I get inspired like hell. Here is one such video: It seems all easy then. At first I stay full of sparks. Ideas keep exploding in my head. The next day it slows down a bit. Things get a little calm, and I’m like – Okay enough of the videos, let’s do some real work now. I take out the laptop, sit down and look for a topic to write on. After choosing a random topic, I started writing. … [Read more...] about What am I doing wrong: Letter of a Frustrated Blogger to himself
Home » Make Money Online » Google AdSense Approval: Here’s What to Do If Your AdSense Account Gets Rejected Google AdSense approval.. finding it really hard? Is your Google AdSense account got rejected? I know there are many bloggers who are searching for ways to get their Google AdSense approved but most of them always gets AdSense rejection. In this detailed guide, I’ll walk you through few proven ways to get your Google AdSense approval. Why Google rejects your AdSense application? Let’s first start with the basic question. Why does Google rejects your AdSense program? Well, there are many reasons for getting your AdSense application rejected. Here are few primary reasons why your AdSense account gets rejected. You violated Google policy rules. You don’t have enough contents (average number of articles). You are not getting enough traffic to your blogs or websites. Now, let’s briefly discuss about them. In case of violating Google … [Read more...] about What to Do If AdSense Account Gets Rejected
Referral traffic, paid traffic, direct traffic all have their own significance but if your website is content heavy and you are trying to cut down the costs on bringing traffic to your site, getting organic visitors is the only way out. We all do the hard work, try every technique in the book, pay heed to every advice from the experts but what to do if we find the organic traffic still going down? Although it might look that you are doing everything right at SEO but here is a checklist which might come handy to analyze what is going wrong: Still with the old school tactics? Starting from the very basic as the Matt Cutts (Head of Web Spam Team at Google) has mentioned Some websites are out to make a quick buck (not thinking of their customers/visitors), or they have been misguided by an agency or by some black hat SEO magician that it’s OK to use tricks. Are you still doing your SEO thing as: Submitting to a bunch of directories like 1000 directories for 20 bucks? Churning out … [Read more...] about What to do if Your Organic Traffic is Tumbling Down?