Hosting

Big Hosting Problems: Why Shared Hosting is Bad

You may recall when we first got setup, we were using Namecheap, and things were great. Well, after a while, we started having issues with their managed WordPress service, EasyWP. After we had suffered enough outages with them, we moved to Dreamhost on the recommendation of Big Guy Damien. You may remember the  Big Guy New Digs post…

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Uncategorized

Big Guy on Hosting: GoDaddy

I am convinced that the most common abusive relationship is the one between a consumer and a technology company. Here's my take on GoDaddy. Need support? Here's a sale pitch. I recently had a problem. CloudFlare was dealing with some pretty intense DDOS action, and my podcast's website (alansmitheereview.com) was knocked out. The nameservers weren't…

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side hustle

Big Blogiverse: Dnyanesh Bodhe and Smartest.Dan.Alive

Today on Big Blogiverse, I'm actually going to introduce two blogs. Both of these are run by Dnyanesh Bodhe, who is a behavioral economist among many other things. In the first of his blogs, Dnyanesh Bodhe takes on a more professional form where he writes about many of his passions, including Design Thinking, Innovation, and…

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Editorial

Big, New Year. Big, FREE Sticker!

Happy New Year, Big Guy fans! We took a little time off over the last couple of weeks to hang out with the families and eat lots of food, but we're back in 2018 to kick off another awesome year. What better way to kick off the new year than with free stuff! Over the…

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side hustle

Big Blogiverse: Millionaire Mob

Looking for more side hustle related content? Maybe you want to know what some good streams of passive income might be in 2018, or maybe you're into hacking travel or credit card rewards. Today's featured partner blog has you covered --- Millionaire Mob. Interview with the Author As usual, I have asked the author of Millionaire Mob to…

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Editorial

Merry Christmas from the Big Guys

We've been posting a lot of content here at Big Guy on Stuff --- 61 articles since October 23rd to be exact! We're talking a little time off to be with our families through the holidays as I hope you are too, but we'll see you in 2018 for more Big Guy fun. Until then,…

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entertainment

Dispatches from the Bloc: The Bulgarian Big Guy on Surströmming

Here's another entry in "Dispatches from the Block: My Two Rubles" brought to you by the Bulgarian Big Guy, Neromare. Traditional Swedish recipe only for the really brave Big Guys! Image source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwIrShTbFLI “But…hey, wait a second. Why ‘the really brave’? The photo from above looks amazing and super delicious! I will eat that all…

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side hustle

Big Blogiverse: Mini Golf Reviews

Last week you may have seen my post about another blog, My Side Hustle. I enjoyed collaborating on that so much that I might make this a regular thing so long as I can find someone to do it often enough. This week, I've got a blog with an interesting niche, Mini Golf Reviews. Mister…

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side hustle

Big Guy Site Update: 2 Months – How to Make Cash Blogging

But, more importantly, how to spend more money than you make blogging! 🙂 I'm changing up the format of these updates as I have mentioned in the past. We have been producing so much content that it is going to be impossible for me to keep running the stats per post that I was doing.…

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Editorial

I’m a drummer because I like to sit down

I'm a drummer.  Not a super cool drummer in a rock band who shreds and smashes his drum set after every concert.  I play drums in a worship band with my church, and occasionally with side gigs at small festivals and stuff.  I started drumming after my mom made me take piano lessons and I…

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