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Finishing Up


Yesterday, I tried to live blog my development of, although with a few breaks and interruptions, it wasn't as quick as I wanted it to be. I am going to be working on a few things on the site today as well, which I outlined below:

- Adsense ads on the site aren't relevant to Athens or Vacations, so I made a few changes and added some content to beef it up. Adsense should automatically display ads based on what it thinks the site is about, so I am hoping this change works. Hopefully relevant ads will appear soon.

- I need to create the History page, which I will do at some point today. I use a variety of resources (such as Wikipedia) to get an idea about the history and create a custom page with unique content writing.

- I want to add another restaurant - maybe the Hard Rock Cafe since that's a tourist spot, and many fans of the chain try to visit every Hard Rock around.

- I want to add a page about transportation and the airport because people presumably want to know how to get around the city and how → Read More

Follow Along as I Build a Mini Site


This afternoon beginning at 12:00pm noon EDT, I am going to do a small experiment, simultaneously blogging here and Tweeting as I build a website on my domain name, Yes, I listed for sale a couple of days ago and it hasn't sold yet, but I am going to build a mini site because it can only enhance the value of the site. I am still willing to sell the domain name and website for now, but will take it off the market when it starts making good Adsense revenue :)

Just a few things to point out first. 1) I don't know how long it will take because all of them take different amounts of time. 2) I am using a website template my designer created, which can be purchased by anyone on (called Bluelight). 3) The logo graphic was created ahead of time by my designer. 4) When it's done, it will look similar to - same structure. 5) If you have suggestions for the design, post them here or Tweet them @elliotsblog. 6) I will continue to update this with short updates that → Read More