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Writer’s Almanac

Writer’s Almanac Now, something completely off-topic but trust me, it’s to your benefit. As many of you know, I work in law enforcement — a midnight shift at that. I work on my business during the day till about 3 pm — and then off to bed to repeat the cycle. Coming home from work…

Need Help With Your Pay Per Click Advertising?

Need Help With Your Pay Per Click Advertising? Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising is extremely effective at pushing targeted traffic to your site or blog. That is why I was happy to find a site devoted to helping me choose the best site to advertise with… [URL: PayPerClickAnalyst.com ]

Is Drudge Becoming Less Relevant?

Is Drudge Becoming Less Relevant? Henry Copeland of Blogads has noted that Drudge has been getting his breaking news from Google — just like the rest of us. Does that mean that Drudge’s days are numbered, as the godfather of bloggers? At one time Drudge was known for having the scoop. He started out in…

Al Jazeera News Alerts

Get Your Al Jazeera News Alerts! Al Jazeera is now offering email news alert to subscribers for $5.99/month. Hmmm… Seems like they missed the boat on this one too. They should have had this and their English language website up, prior to the outbreak of war. Their English website is still down. Although there is…

A 46% Profit Margin!

A 46% Profit Margin! Traditional newspapers are paying close attention to what a Topeka, Kansas newspaper is doing. It is hotter than a firecracker and boasting a huge 46% profit margin. How are they doing it? With webshells. In fact Jeff Jarvis is using much the same thing for his company’s blogs. The New York…

Online Journalist Reporting From Front Lines

Online Journalist Reporting From Front Lines “The Christian Science Monitor has sent an online journalist to the Middle East as its ‘embedded’ war correspondent. Poynter’s Steve Outing spoke with CSMonitor.com producer-turned-war correspondent Ben Arnoldy about the experience and what he’ll be doing for the news site. From his position alongside U.S. troops stationed in Kuwait,…

Defense Tech — This Will Work!

Defense Tech — This Will Work! Defense Tech is a themed blog, which will gain in popularity and has definite income potential. As this war in Iraq heats up, blogger Noah Shachtman will have to be putting in long hours to keep his blog up to date. This war will be moving so fast… Of…

Who Has the Patent on Streaming Media?

Who Has the Patent on Streaming Media? It appears that a company called Acacia Media Technologies may own the patents on streaming media and that puts Microsoft, AOL and even “pay-per-view” TV in its crosshairs. Is their case solid? It appears so. The Virgin Corporation — home to Virgin Records and Radio Free Virgin, have…

This Is How You Handle Spam!

This Is How You Handle Spam! I received some spam today, so I wrote to the person who sent it. Well, the company they work for anyway. And this is what I said: Dear Julie Scott, I am a business owner. I have a small marketing and publishing company with three websites. I just received…

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=( I just found out about this a few seconds ago from an RSS feed. Of course any words are inadequate. I am through blogging for today. God Bless [URL: CNN.com — “Seven astronauts killed as shuttle shatters – Feb. 1, 2003″ ]