Techno Dabbler

Trying out new technology.




April 2015

Amazon's Associate Program is Broken

by Alexandre Denault, on Amazon, Market, Blogs

Technodabbler, like many tech blogs, is a labor of love. Unfortunately, love does not pay hosting fees or other expenses. Ads are common for monetizing blogs, but they provide very little money unless the blogs has a large readership. They are also ugly as sin. An alternative method of financing are affiliate programs, where blogs receive a percentage of sales originating from their sites. For example, an article describing the…



April 2015

10 Years of Blogging

by Alexandre Denault, on Transformers, Hardware, Videogames, Movies, Linux, Blogs, Apple

Back in April 15, 2005, I wrote : Why would I have a blog? I’ve had different webpages since I’ve been on the Internet (around 1996). But times are changing. Personnal webpages are out, Blogs are in. What’s a guy to do? Four days latter, I wrote my first blog post, describing the importance of upgrading the BIOS on my new MSI K8T Neo2 motherboard. Today, I am…