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SITREP: Does Automating Your Blog Posts Really Work?

I admit, I was intensely skeptical that How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts and Twitter Auto-Scheduler Reloaded would really bring my site much traffic at all. My objective was Automating My Life to achieve low maintenance blogging for myself and of course high ROI in terms of traffic. There was no way this programming blogger was Read more about SITREP: Does Automating Your Blog Posts Really Work?[…]

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Twitter Auto-Scheduler Reloaded

I have found a process improvement for my How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts code. I thought briefly about it when I was originally coding but wanted to push my work to production first. What I found lacking was that every-time I publish a new post to my blog I have to turn off my code, update Read more about Twitter Auto-Scheduler Reloaded[…]

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March SITREP How Is Twitter Auto-Scheduling Doing?

I was thinking today if my How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts code has been providing any ROI (return on investment). I’m happy to announce that it has!! Just not in the monetary sense. I’m slowly growing my traffic and still providing great content. I didn’t just create another TwitterBot but I’ve certainly noticed which Twitter accounts Read more about March SITREP How Is Twitter Auto-Scheduling Doing?[…]

How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts

Do People Ever Sleep? Have you ever wondered how businesses stay at the top of your Twitter feed? Yeah, me too. It turns out they don’t actually make those posts everyday. They use a company like Crowdfire to schedule their posts! Who cares how it got there as long as the content is relevant to you Read more about How to Schedule Your Twitter Account Posts[…]

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Part 3 – Creating the WordCloud

You made it. The last tutorial in the WordCloud series. You’ve witnessed web-crawling in Part 1 and Grumpy Cat’s epic fail with the OpenCV fix in Part 2. Now, all that’s left is creating the final WordCloud. Part 1 – How to Crawl Your Website and Extract Key Words Part 2 – Working with Images using Read more about Part 3 – Creating the WordCloud[…]

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Part 2 – Working with Images Using OpenCV

Full image ahead. Today we’re continuing the WordCloud Generator. If you haven’t taken a look at the web-crawling portion of our code, I recommend you visit Part 1 – How to Crawl Your Website and Extract Key Words. What is OpenCV? OpenCV is a very powerful image processing library in Python (and other languages). If you Read more about Part 2 – Working with Images Using OpenCV[…]

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Part 1 – How to Crawl Your Website and Extract Key Words

Welcome to my first blog series! If you haven’t been following along, about two weeks ago I had a grand idea to make a web-crawler that generates a WordCloud from any image. Instead of pounding out 2000+ words to describe the whole code, I thought it might be better in a series. So today we will Read more about Part 1 – How to Crawl Your Website and Extract Key Words[…]

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A N00bs Word Cloud and E-Commerce Idea

Since this is my first foray into the online game officially, I thought I might test some e-commerce ideas. I’m still in the process of writing Automate My Life’s business plan and thought I may browse WordPress’s e-commerce plugins. That’s right folks, I’m writing a business plan for AML. Why bother doing something if you Read more about A N00bs Word Cloud and E-Commerce Idea[…]