In the comments of a recent Daily Grind, MOP commenter Sally reminded me that a certain MOP writer who shall remain nameless (Larry!) had an absurd number of Star Wars Galaxies accounts, and one might argue that while one sub to such a game isn’t pay-to-win, a whole ton of them might be, particularly in an economy-centric game like SWG. The interesting thing about SWG was that the diminishing returns on all those accounts: The human’s time was the limiting reagent. Yes, having another 10-20 lots per account for harvesters would bring in AFK money, but it might not be worth the human’s time to actually go deal with the harvies (or factories or storage houses) past a certain level of wealth; you could make more money in the same amount of time doing other, far less boring things. But there was definitely a sweet spot in the 2-5 account range, where you could run one of every crafter and create enough busywork to fill an entire day. I found four accounts overwhelming but … [Read more...] about The Daily Grind: Should running multiple MMO accounts be considered pay-to-win?
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You can browse and read all the blogging tips on the ShoutMeLoud, but they will be meaningless unless you take action. For your blog to be successful, you have to brutally channel your efforts on the things that matter most for your blog growth, and stop squandering time on trivial things. Right now, I’m going to make it simple for you to take the necessary actions required to positively enhance your blog and set it up for explosive success. All I want from you is to set aside a few minutes and implement the 11 easy tasks I’m about to share with you here. I promise to make it simple for you to follow. The good thing is that the more of these tasks you complete, the more advancement you’ll make toward making your blog a success. 1. Start Building an Email List Let me be blunt: If as a marketer in 2017 you’re not yet building your own email list, you’re a comedian. And you’re greatly missing out on many good things. Having an active email list is a … [Read more...] about 11 Quick Actions You Can Take Right Now To Set Your Blog Up For Explosive Success
Home » Web Hosting » Web Hosting 101: Web Hosting Ideas Every Website Owner Should Know If you are serious about your business, make sure that your website is in good hands. Choosing the right web site host is the best decision you can make. Any server downtime can greatly ruin your business and limit your chances of growing your customer base. Sometimes, hosting a website can be such a confusing experience for website owners, especially the first timers. If this is your first time dealing with web hosting, it can seem like a maze of jargon floating around in the technical world. Here are some web hosting ideas you need to know. You Get What You Pay For With web hosting, what you pay for is exactly what you get in most cases. If you go for a cheap web host, you’re most likely to get cheap services which include poor customer support, low bandwidth, and servers that crash more often than your PC. Cheap is expensive. Beware of all the catch phrases in that … [Read more...] about Web Hosting 101: Web Hosting Ideas Every Website Owner Should Know
Home » Blogging » A Powerful Blog Setup Checklist for Starting A Successful Blog from Scratch I live on checklists. It’s easier to manage your day with checklists, right? The same thing goes with blogging too. If you’ve a blog set up checklist, you can easily find out ways to improve your rankings and sales. Over the years I have created a lot of blogs. Most of them are profitable and some of them didn’t bring me even a penny. During the last 5 years, I have seen so many changes in the blog design, creating content and Google updates. If I analyze the profitable blogs that I built over the years, I noticed that I carefully followed a checklist. If you are setting up a new blog, here’s the most comprehensive checklist you can use to start a successful blog from scratch. Do you really need a checklist for starting a new blog? Well, yes if you want to go in the right direction of creating a successful blog that actually makes money. Before we begin, … [Read more...] about Only Checklist You Need for Starting A Successful Blog from Scratch
With the amazing growth that Facebook has shown over the past few years, more and more information is being disseminated through the net and through other social networks. However, as oblivious as it sounds, many individuals have remained on Facebook for years, yet are still aloof to how unprotected their profile is. We will go through 5 Facebook Privacy Settings that every user should know how to utilize to their advantage. The Unintentional Exposure This is when you or anyone else for that matter has absolutely no idea as to what privacy settings their profile is on. Your friend could upload your pictures on their profile and they could be visible to all the individuals on their profile and as well as their network. Unfortunately this is something you can’t control unless you explicitly tell the person to either not take your pictures down, not upload your pictures or you are 100% confident that the images are not visible to any one you would not want. Facebook privacy settings … [Read more...] about 5 Facebook Privacy Settings You Must Now for Your Safety: 2017