Monthly reckoning

Accountinator seems to be floundering lately. Here are my hits: Not so great, eh? My biggest challenge has been to write uniquely new content. Here is what are looking for: “Balance Sheet explained” is my most popular topic, followed by bookkeeping spreadsheets and templates. For the coming month, I think I’m going to elaborate on […]
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New blog: Freaking Important

I’m experimenting with a new blog, which I called Freaking Important.  This is a productivity blog. The title come from Stephen M. Covey, who says that we should focus on the “important” things, and not just the “urgent.” Anyway, I’m using the blog to clean out my backlog on the ol’ to-do list. I had […]
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How much TurboTax actually cost me: $22.27 above budget

As I wrote before, I was planning to use TurboTax to prepare my taxes.  I’m quite cynical about all of the extra charges that Intuit hits you with and figured that it would cost me $73.97. I wound up using TurboTax for the iPad.  Federal filing (including e-filing) cost $49.95.  State filing (including e-filing) cost $39.99. […]
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Index

I just finished preparing the new index page.  This is a comprehensive index of all topics covered so far in the Accountinator. I hope this will help you quickly find what you’re looking for.  Please send me any suggestions for new topics.
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January 2012 Report

I’m very excited to report that January 2012 was my first profitable month.  I made $1.20 on Amazon.com commissions.  Another $2.41 from AdSense.  Since I had no expenses in January, that makes $3.61 net income.  At this pace, I should cover my initial costs in about 30 years.  Maybe it’s a pride thing, but I’m […]
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Monetizing the Accountinator

As I near 100 posts, I’m preparing to enter Phase II of my business plan.  Phase II involves increasing site traffic and beginning to monetize the site.  Here’s what’s next. First of all, I am migrating the site to WordPress.  Many of the features offered by WordPress will improve website traffic, help more entrepreneurs, and […]
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