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Perspectives

I just read this on Twitter, from @SciencePorn: “If the Sun was scaled down to the size of a white blood cell, the Milky way would be the size of the continental United States.” I started thinking about that. If the sun is the size of a white blood cell (which, by the way, is […] Read more
Category: General

Curation Sucks! And, There is an Alternative

Seems like everyone is on the curation bandwagon, believing it is the be-all and end-all of online publishing. Well, I am going to explain just how stupid that line of thinking is. First of all, think about this. Almost everything that has ever been published on the web is curated content. Say what? You got […] Read more

5 Tips for Writing the Perfect Blog Post

Writing blog posts on a regular basis can be a pain in the *ss. Not everyone is a natural writer (I’m definitely not), and getting that perfect “flow” between paragraphs to create a great article is a formidable task. On top of that, just thinking of enough content to include in a post can be […] Read more
Category: Blogging

Search Engine Optimization – Make it Work

This blog is a prime online resource for everything you need to know about SEO. There are tutorials that will guide you on the step by step process, and there are articles that provide enriched information for your use. It is amazing how much people have actually learned from this site. Feel free to browse […] Read more
Category: SEO

Advanced Google Alerts Tips and Tricks

Recently, I decided to explore using Google Alerts to come up with topics to write about (sorry, Zemanta, your suggestion email didn’t cut the mustard). As I was setting some simple alerts up (blogging, cycling, coding, etc.), I started thinking of other things I could use Google Alerts for – such as tracking certain website […] Read more
Category: General

Search Engine Spiders – Optimization

We will take a look at SEO in the following article. It is a good place to start if you are new to the subject. There is a lot more information available for those that want to make a more detailed study.Tips to Help You Optimize Your Website Different PlacesIncreasing your visibility is the best […] Read more
Category: SEO

Social Pressure

Jonathan Leger, on his blog, tells a cute story about social pressure. It goes something like this: (A) research group went around neighborhoods in California and put one of four signs on people’s doors. Each sign encouraged the homeowner to conserve energy, and gave a reason to do so. The four reasons were: 1) to […] Read more
Category: General

Facebook Conspiracy Theory, Obama Jobs Stats

What if you had ab IPO and nobody came? Funny that both of these items hit my inbox today. Both are conspiratorial in nature. First, from “American Breaking Point” comes the notion that “somehow” the powers-that-be (the hidden elite) are behind the meteoric rise of Facebook. I quote: Why do we believe that Facebook is Read more
Category: General

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