This is now my log of my (long) journey to make at least $1k profit online using blogging, or failing that, anyway possible. My websites I currently own are: theiphoneguide.info - Up and running with ads. Not keyword optimized yet. new-tech-info.com - Up and running with ads. Not keyword optimized yet. svpetsitter.com - Soon to be autoblog. I'll keep this topic updated daily(possibly every other day) to keep myself on track if there is a interest in it, which there should be since myself and any other aspiring autobloggers. I invite anyone and everyone to post their stories and questions in this thread, as we can all learn from each other. Anyways, onto my current problems. Everyday I'm going to post some small goals, and if I complete them I will edit the post and add a "Completed!" or something to effect. I I complete them all, then I'll add more. Today's Goals 8/29/2010 1) Fix the slow load time in WPadmin FINISHED! 2) Clean up unnessasary themes and plug-ins FINISHED! 3) Fix my cron jobs so content is posted automatically. UNFINISHED! I still need an answer on why this isn't working! Total $$$ made today: $0.21 Total $$$ made total: $6.13 Goal: $10,000 Today went well. I added ads to my two main sites, fixed the slowness, and thought of several new ideas. I also may have a potential investor now! I emailed my rich Uncle about how he could easily SEO his site. We talked, and he said potentially he would invest if I provided good business plan with a decent turnover time, he would be willing to invest around 1k. Seeing as he is willing to invest, I'm raising my goal to $10,000. Anyways,I have a few questions which since last time no one answered my Q's, whoever answers all my questions to the full extent with good detail better than anyone else, will be sent $5 to their paypal. Just for helping out, you can get paid. That's how serious I am about this goal. 1) What do I need to do next? I have the websites, the ads, the content, now how do I get the traffic? I own Market Samarai, a keyword researching program, so I have a few keywords I want to rank for in Google. The problem is, I don't know how. 1)By the way, what do most people design their site in? I'm willing(and wanting) to learn. If I had to guess what they code in, I'd say html mixed with .php? Or do people even code sites anymore, and just create them in Dreamweaver and another program? If you can design autoblogs that are fully SEO,look good, and will increase my CTR, please shoot me a PM, maybe we can work a deal out. 2)Also, cron jobs. I'm using Wp-o-matic(should i change to WProbot or does it really matter?) and it told me to use a cron job, so i did. I was compatible with simple pie and all that good stuff. Hostgator is my host and they use CPanel. My cron job looks like this : 20 * * * * /usr/bin/curl http://theiphoneguide.info/wp-conten...?code=035dee7a But nothing is updating. It's not automatically getting content from the feeds. So whats the problem? Is the timing wrong or something? should I use something better? 3) I have a potential investor of up to $1000, so what could I invest that on to help make my autobloggging take off? In other words, if you were a new autoblogger with $1000, what would you spend it on? 4)I need to learn SEO. Or I need to learn how to do this business. Basically, I need a teacher. PM if you know anyone, payment IS an optuib Please help me out, like I said, answer all my questions to the full extent, the best out of anyone, I'll paypal $5. I'll be checking and updating daiky.