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As you may know our site was attacked about three months ago. It was covered in this thread and this one.
I've been meaning to share with you what I learned, but never got around to it. Today, acorndomains is under attack, their admin has contacted me and we're chatting privately about this.
I thought it's about time I put this post together.
First, for those of you who don't know what a Distributed Denial of Service attack is - it's very simple: when
The good news here is I'm experiencing enough strange weeks they are becoming the norm. The short of it this week is not much got done.
I'm regrouping on my marketing strategy once again. At this point it's time to reevaluate what I'm doing and decide on a course of action.
Also this week, I'm continuing reviewing products for the site - my new dedication to quality is taking it's toll as it simply takes longer to do everything.
All told, it's been a bit of
Originally Posted by Clinton
We've all seen the listings in Flippa which are out and out scams. Then there are those that don't seem like scams at first sight but turn out on further inspection to have fiddled the traffic figures, faked revenue etc.
And that's before you get to the vast majority of listings for which you can't prove fraud e.g. they've quoted "net profit" without first deducting a nominal amount for the value of the time spent running their sites.
When you notice irregularities
It's a bit strange but I'm having a hard time thinking of anything significant I've accomplished this week!
I did get the new issue of the ezine I started up and I started testing the sales page against a new version. One problem with this test is I'll have to figure some way to adjust for members who come to log in. However they should only be counted once so it shouldn't be too long before they are rendered statistically insignificant.
Had a couple of things happen
Seems like I've been on a quoting jag lately. Here goes another one:
"I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man with no feet."
Side note: I read where that saying was based on a true story.
Last week I was crying because I felt like the proverbial "one-armed paperhanger". Now I'm wondering where my other arm went.
Lots going on this week.
Finally finished a "massive" update of the site. I made quite