How to Buy a Domain Name From Blogger and How to Have Your Blogspot Blog Redirect to a New Domain Name Purchased From Blogger

I have learned how to buy or purchase a domain through blogger and have my blogspot blog redirect automatically to the domain that I purchased. I will try to explain this as best as I can through this post.

This is for those who have blogspot.com blog and wish to get their own domain name through blogger instead of buying the domain from other sites that sell domains. The advantage is blogger will set up the domain for the one who buys the domain. Blogger will also automatically redirect the blogspot blog to the new domain.

If this is what you need to do here are the steps:

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Steadily Making Money Online

Me and my wife have been earning money from blogging steadily this past two years. Although, honestly, online job opportunities have not been as plenty as it used to since the start of this year, probably because of the global financial crisis, but generally the money we have been making online have been constant, thanks to a few paid-to-blog services. Continue reading

Those Who Earn Money Online Through Reviews Must Have Clear and Conspicuous Disclosure

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) took a step last Monday to regulate blogging. News from MSNBC said, “The FTC will require that writers on the Web clearly disclose any freebies or payments they get from companies for reviewing their products.” The commissioners of FTC voted 4-0 the final guidelines which will take effect on December 1, 2009.

Particularly for bloggers, “Rich Cleland, assistant director of the FTC’s advertising practices division, said the disclosure must be “clear and conspicuous,” no matter what form it will take,” MSNBC news article said.

So, the question is, “how will this affect bloggers who do paid reviews for online companies who pay them to blog?” For companies who require a review, then bloggers will then have to disclose that they were paid to write the review. For other companies who just want to get a link in a blog post, as long as it does not review a product or a site, then a disclosure would not be necessary. Continue reading